Buhari asks Senate to confirm Tanko Muhammad CJN

 Fred Itua, Abuja

Six months after he was appointed in an acting capacity, President Muhammadu Buhari has formally written to the Senate, to approve the nomination of Muhammad Tanko as the substantive chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).

Tanko was appointed in January, following the suspension of the immediate-past CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Until his appointment as acting CJN, Tanko was the…

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