Chief Justice Of Nigeria To Meet Judges Over Conflicting Orders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman National Judicial Council,  Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will tomorrow September 6, 2021 meet six Chief Judges  over the conflicting court orders that emanated from their states.

Already, the CJN has demanded for the records of proceedings in all the suits from which conflicting ex parte orders emanated.

They are the Chief Judges of Rivers, Kebbi, Cross Rivers, Anambra, Jigawa and Imo States.

They will meet the CJN over the controversial conflicting orders delivered in their various States.

Besides the six Chief Judges, there are indications that the Chief Judge, Delta State High Court, has also been invited to join the other six Chief Judges to meet with the Chief Justice of Nigeria .

Voice of Nigeria, VON, gathered that the unprecedented move is to reset the anti-corruption efforts of Justice Tanko’s leadership and entrench a new culture of accountability in the judicial system.

Justice Muhammad is also likely to meet with the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association in the course of the week, over the matter.

The Director of Information, National Judicial Council NJC Mr Soji Oye confirmed the development to VON.

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