Buhari, NJC extend Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as acting CJN – Punch Newspapers

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Ade Adesomoju, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, with the consent of the National Judicial Council, has extended Justice Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by another three months, SUNDAY PUNCH can report.

Our correspondent gathered that the NJC quietly conceded to Buhari’s request for the extension of the acting CJN’s tenure at its meeting held between Wednesday and Thursday.

The council, which is also chaired by Muhammad in acting capacity, did not issue a statement announcing its decision.

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