Senate to screen Ariwoola as chief justice 0n Wednesday


The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, will on Wednesday appear before the Senate for screening and confirmation of his appointment by President Mohammadu Buhari.

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this during his welcome address at the plenary on Tuesday after eight-week recess.

Lawan said Ariwoola would appear before the Committee of the Whole of the Senate to commence his screening exercise.

Speaking on security situation in the country, the Senate President assured that the Senate will continue to engage with the defense and security agencies through its appropriate Committees, to ensure that the engagements are sustained.

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