Just In: NJC recommends Ibrahim Tanko as substantive CJN

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to President Muhammadu Buhari as chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).

Soji Oye, spokesman of the council, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

Muhammad has been occupying the office in acting capacity since January when Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen, former CJN, who was accused of false declaration of assets.

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