President Buhari swears-in Tanko Mohammed as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Timothy Choji, Abuja

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Justice Tanko Ibrahim Mohaammed has been sworn-in as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN.)

He was sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Council chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Speaking to Journalists shortly after the brief ceremony, Justice Mohammed said he would ensure justice for all, based on the provisions of the law as well as the constitution of the land.

The CJN said he would abide by his oath of office.

Present at the event were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha as well as the Governors of Bauchi, Bala Mohammed and his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

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