President Muhammadu Buhari has sent to the Senate the name of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), to be confirmed of his appointment.
President Buhari sent the request via a letter that was read on the floor of the Senate during Tuesday’s plenary session at the National Assembly in Abuja. In the letter the lawmakers were asked to speedily confirm the appointment of Justice Ariwoola.
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