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NJC recommends Tanko, others to Buhari for appointment



Muhammadu Buhari in handshake with Muhammad Tanko

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Muhammad Tanko, has been recommended tl president Muhammadu Buhari for substantive appointment.

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Wednesday forwarded the recommendation President Buhari to be appointed as the substantive CJN during an emergency meeting.

They also recommended to Buhari names of judges to be appointed as Chief Judges and Grand Kadis for eight states, which included Lagos, Anambra, Ebonyi, Niger, Taraba, Kano, and Jigawa states.

The NJC further hailed the president for his unequivocal position on the financial autonomy for the state’s Judiciary,

The body appealed to the various state executives to, as a matter of urgency, begin immediate implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries.

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