Justice Walter Onnoghen has being sworn-in as
the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.
Onnoghen was sworn-in by President
Muhammadu Buhari, at the council chamber of the
Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The new acting Chief Judge replaces Mahmud
Mohammed whose tenure ended yesterday after
attaining the 70 years retirement age.
Onnoghen will operate in the acting capacity until
the name of a substantive CJN is forwarded to the
Senate and confirmed.