Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in as acting CJN.
Newsone reports that Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sworn in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
This online news platform understands that Justice Olukayode Ariwoola was sworn in on Monday, June 27, 2022, at the Council Chambers in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
Newsone Nigeria reports that Justice Olukayode Ariwoola took over from the immediate past CJN, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad who resigned on Monday due to health reasons.
Justice Ariwoola was born on the 22nd of August 1958 and is currently the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court.
The acting CJN was formerly a Justice of the Court of Appeal and was elevated to the Supreme Court bench following his transfer from the State High Court of Oyo State.
Meanwhile, Newsone reports that Justice Olukayode Ariwoola started his educational career in his home town Iseyin at the Local Authority Demonstration School, Oluwole, in the Iseyin Local government of Oyo State between 1959 and 1967