JUST IN: Justice Tanko Muhammad Resigns As CJN
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has resigned, Channels Television learnt on Monday.
The report was due to citing ill-health as the reason for his decision.
Some information also has it that arrangements are ongoing to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Formal announcement will be made shortly.
Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Muhammad was seriously ill.
As at last week, 14 justices of the Supreme Court had written him a letter to lament the decrepit state of affairs in the apex court.