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Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Ariwoola as CJN

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Buhari seeks Senate's confirmation of Ariwoola as CJN

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola to the Senate for confirmation as the substantial Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

Similarly, the Presidential sought the confirmation of four executive directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN by the upper legislative chamber.

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Buhari, in separate letters read on Tuesday at the start of the plenary by the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, quoted the constitution for his actions.
The President administered the oath of office on Ariwoola on June 27 at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

ROYAL NEWS reports that Ariwoola took over from Justice IbrahimTanko Muhammad who resigned on health grounds.

While taking the judicial oath, he swore to be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Federal Government of Nigeria, as well as defend its Constitution.

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