Buhari Picks Onnoghen Acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday inaugurated Justice Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria following the mandatorycretirement of Justice Mahmud Mohammed, at age 70. The president is expected to forward to the Senate the name of a substantive chief justice of the federation for  confirmation.

The ceremony, held inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, was brief.

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