Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Tanko’s Appointment

The Federal Excessive Court docket sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, dismissed a go well with difficult the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), PM Information reviews.

Justice Iyang Ekwo of the Federal Excessive Court docket struck out the go well with introduced by a plaintiff, Omirhobo Basis, for lack of locus standi to prosecute the case.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the title of the title of Justice Muhammad, to the Senate for approval because the substantive CJN.

He additionally sought the approval of the higher legislative chamber to allow him to nominate 15 particular advisers.

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Buhari’s letters have been learn at a plenary session by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

Muhammad was sworn in because the Appearing CJN on Jan. 25 instantly after the then CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended by Buhari.

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Updated: July 12, 2019 — 1:07 pm