JUST IN: Senate To Screen CJN Tanko Muhammad On Wednesday

The Senate has concluded to screen the nomination of Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad on Wednesday.

Justice Tanko Mohammad will be screened by a Senate committee of the whole.

The decision to screen the nominee was taken after a voice vote called by the President of the Senate, Dr Ahmed Lawan.

President Muhammadu Buhari had last week, forwarded Justice Tanko’s name to the Senate for confirmation, in accordance with Section 23(1) of the 1999 Constitution.

President Buhari forwarded Justice Mohammad’s name for confirmation based on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC).