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CJN Tanko Muhammad, Swears In Eight New Supreme Court Justices

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad sworn in eight justices of the Supreme Court

Eight new Justices of the Supreme Court has been sworn in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad.

CJN Tanko Muhammad, Swears In Eight New Supreme Court Justices 1

The number of Justices of the Supreme Court has now raised from 12 to 20 after the swearing-in ceremony which was held today Friday 6 November 2020.

The event which took place at the Supreme Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory saw seven men and one woman promoted from the Court of Appeals bench.

The promoted justices are, Helen Ogunwumiju (South West), Abdu Aboki (North West), Lawal Garba (North West), Adamu Jauro (North East), Samuel Oseji (South-South), Tijani Abubakar (North East), and Emmanuel Agim (South-South) and Mohammed Saulawa (North West).

During his speech, CJN Tanko Muhammad urges the newly appointed justices of the Supreme Court to discharge their duties diligently, adding that he believes they would continue to remain impartial with integrity.

KanyiDaily had reported that President Buhari Promoted four Northern Judges To Supreme Court, Including Justice Mohammed Garba.

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