Buhari seeks the confirmation of Ariwoola as CJN - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Buhari seeks the confirmation of Ariwoola as CJN

*** Sends Names of 19 RECs to Senate for confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, seeking for the screening and subsequent confirmation of  Justice Olukayade Ariwoola who is presently in acting capacity as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) to be a substantive one.

President Buhari's letter was read Tuesday during plenary by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan.

When confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, Ariwoola thus becomes the third individual to occupy the top Judiciary job of the country in the life of this administration.

Recall that Justice Walter Onnoghen also became the CJN under the President Buhari administration before he resigned from office.

Also President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for screening and subsequent confirmation, nineteen names as Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC .

President Buhari has also forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, four None Executive Directors of Board of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

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