The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad has tested positive for COVID-19. It was disclosed on Tuesday in Abuja by a member of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa. Saulawa made the disclosure at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) in Abuja.
DgovScoops gathered that the CJN is presently in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, receiving treatment.
Recall that Muhammad was absent at the swearing-in of 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Monday. Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, however administered oaths to the new senior advocates.