The presidential flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Part y (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, said the decision of Justice Tanko Muhammad to resign is commendable.
WAKADAILY gathered that, The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammad has resigned his office, he resigned on the grounds of ill-health. But report has it that he was forced to quit his position because of corruption allegations leveled against him by some Supreme Court judges.
However, mr Atiku has taken to his twitter page to wish him well. He said, “The decision of Justice Tanko Muhammad to vacate office as the Chief Justice of Nigeria is commendable. I wish him well, even as I commend him for his action and service to the nation.
“I wish the newly sworn-in Acting CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariowoola, success as he steps in to fill the gap and assure him of my commitment to advancing the frontiers of judicial independence, and the promotion of separation of powers as the bedrock of deepening democracy and development,” AA.