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BREAKING: Senate confirms Tanko as CJN

The Senate on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of His. Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

The red chamber had on arrival of Muhammad into the chamber gone into attacking closed session to set the template for the screening.

He was accompanied to the red chamber by top judiciary officers in the country.

The CJN answered questions on corruption, administration of criminal justice and the poor funding of the judiciary

Muhammad has been acting as acting CJN since January 25 this year when the then CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen was suspended from office on alleged corrupt practices .

President Muhammadu Buhari had last week Thursday forwarded to the Senate , a letter requesting for confirmation of Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

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