President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad becomes the 18th CJN at the brief ceremony.
The new CJN took over from the immediate past and suspended CJN, Walter Onnoghen, and was screened and cleared by the Senate last week.
He has been an acting chief justice of Nigeria since January, 2019.
The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed were all present.
Others included the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and Head of Service, Winifred Oyo