CJN Justice Muhammad tests positive for COVID -19

By AdvocateNews on 15/12/2020

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Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

The development was disclosed in Abuja on Tuesday by a Supreme Court justice, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria.

Justice Saulawa said the CJN was receiving treatment in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

The CJN was absent at the swearing-in of 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria during a ceremony held to mark the commencement of the new legal year, at the Supreme Court on Monday. ‎

The event was presided by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court.

Posted 15/12/2020 7:25:36 PM

 

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