CJN Tanko resigns


The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed, on Monday resigned on health ground.

Born December 31, 1953, he served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria since 2005 and the Chief Justice of Nigeria since 2019.

He was formerly a Justice of the Nigerian Courts of Appeal.

He had recently been embroiled in a feud with Justices of the Supreme Court over some financial issues and alleged neglect.

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