Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad Tests Positive For COVID-19


The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

 

A member of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa disclosed this at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) on Tuesday, December 15 in Abuja.

 

Justice Muhammad, 66, was absent at the swearing-in of 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Monday, December 15. His duty was performed by the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour who administered oaths to the new SANs.

 

The CJN has reportedly been flown to the United Arab Emirates, to receive treatment.

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