CJN Tanko swears-in Justices Tsoho, Kanyip


The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, on Friday swore in John Tsoho and Benedict Kanyip, as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court and President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) respectively.

The oath-taking ceremony of the two judicial officials was held at the Supreme Court on Friday.

The Senate on November 5 confirmed the nomination of Mr Tsoho as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

The lawmakers also confirmed the nomination of Benedict Kanyip as the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the Senate last week seeking confirmation of their appointments.

Mr Tsoho was on July 26 sworn in by the CJN, in an acting capacity.

His appointment followed the retirement of Adamu AbdulKafarati, who…



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