Court strikes out suit seeking to stop confirmation of Tanko Muhammad as CJN

Court strikes out suit seeking to stop confirmation of Tanko Muhammad as CJN

Court strikes out suit seeking to stop confirmation of Tanko Muhammad as CJNCourt strikes out suit seeking to stop confirmation of Tanko Muhammad as CJN

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, dismissed a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

Read: PEP TRIBUNAL: PDP, ATIKU TO PRESENT VIDEO EVIDENCES TODAY

Justice Iyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court struck out the suit brought by a plaintiff, Omirhobo Foundation, for lack of locus standi to prosecute the case.

NAN reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the name of the name of Justice Muhammad, to the Senate for approval as the substantive CJN.

He also sought the approval of the upper legislative chamber to enable him to appoint 15 special advisers.

Buhari’s letters were read at a plenary session by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

Muhammad was sworn in as the Acting CJN on Jan. 25 immediately after the then CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended by Buhari.

About Organicarticle 591 Articles
Unique and Simple

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Gunmen allegedly attack Atiku PDP witnesses on their way to Presidential tribunal - Organicarticle

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.