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BREAKING: Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad Resigns

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has resigned.

Justice Muhammad reportedly resigned on Sunday night, citing ill-health as the reason for his decision.

 Arrangements are said to be ongoing to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Reports say a formal announcement will be made shortly.

Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Muhammad was seriously ill.

Only last week, 14 justices of the Supreme Court had written him a letter to lament the decrepit state of affairs in the apex court.

Source: Channels TV

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