Buhari swears in new Chief Justice of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Walter Onnoghen as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

The swearing in ceremony was conducted, Thursday, at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Mr. Onnoghen replaces Mahmud Mohammed whose tenure ended at midnight on Wednesday.

Onnoghen is remarkably the first southerner to be CJN since 1987 when Ayo Irikefe retired.

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Walter Onnoghen as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

The swearing in ceremony was conducted, Thursday, at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Mr. Onnoghen replaces Mahmud Mohammed whose tenure ended at midnight on Wednesday.

Onnoghen is remarkably the first southerner to be CJN since 1987 when Ayo Irikefe retired.

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