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The new Chief Justice of Nigeria perform his first official function at the Supreme Court Complex today

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The newly inaugurated substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will, today October 14, perform his first official function at the Supreme Court Complex.

Justice Ariwoola became substantive CJN on Wednesday, following the administration of the oath of office on him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

A statement by the Director of Information and Press, Supreme Court of Nigeria, Festus Akande, indicated that Justice Ariwoola’s first assignment in office would be the inauguration of the Acting President, Customary Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Stanley Lawal.

Justice Ariwoola was appointed as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on June 27 this year, following the resignation of his immediate predecessor, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on health grounds.

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