President Buhari has suspended the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Bashir Ahmad president Buhari;s aide, confirmed this on social media earlier today. He wrote.
”JUST IN: President @MBuhari suspends the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen and appoints Mr. Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as acting CJN.
Justice Tanko Mohammed from Bauchi State, who is next in line to Justice Onnoghen, has already been sworn-in at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja, to be the new acting Chief Justice.