BREAKING: CJN, Tanko Contracts COVID-19

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Daily Metro News NG

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad has tested positive for COVID-19.

Tanko, who is presently receiving treatment in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

The news of Tanko’s health status was disclosed by a member of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.

It was noticed that Justice Muhammad was absent at the swearing – in of the new 72 Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Monday.

His duty at the swearing-in was performed by the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour who administered oaths to the new SANs.

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