The appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has been confirmed by the Senate as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
His conformation was made on Wednesday, after going through screening at the National Assembly.
Westernlifenews gathered that the senate conducted a closed door screening for the highest judicial officer in the country.
The screening of any CJN supposed to be conducted during plenary but the senators unanimously agreed to go into a closed-door session to screen Mr. Muhammad.
By his confirmation Mr. Muhammad will become the 21st Chief Justice of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on last Thursday forwarded a letter asking the Senate to consider confirmation of Mr. Mohammad as the chief justice of the federation.