The newly Appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria, Sir Walter Onnoghen

The Nigerian Senate has at long last confirmed the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive chief justice of Nigeria.

Onnoghen has now been confirmed as chief justice of Nigeria after deferrals

The upper place of legislative body held an affirmation hearing for the acting chief justice of Nigeria on Wednesday, March 1 inside its legislative chambers.

The hearing started at about late morning and kept running for around one hour with Onnoghen presenting himself and handling questions from the officials on how he means to enhance the exercises of the Nigerian legal which he has been assigned by the president to head.

The Senate communicated amuse at Onnoghen’s assignment, taking note of that he was picked by the president after much thought, therefore bearing witness to his character.

Deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu will lead the Nigerian Senate delegation to South Africa to probe the progressing xenophobic assaults in that nation.

Senate president Senator Bukola Saraki reported the names at the opening of plenary on Wednesday.

Watch the Hearing At the Senate House abuja.


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