Nigeria’s Chief Justice Warns 2023 Polls Candidates
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwo-ola, has asked politicians vying for various positions in the 2023 polls, not to mount pressure on judges.
He urges the politicians to allow the judiciary to function properly.
Justice Ariwo-ola made the plea, on the sideline of being sworn into office by President Buhari as substantive Chief Justice, shortly before the meeting of Federal Executive council in Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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He promises to reform the supreme court for speedy judicial delivery and welfare of justices in the apex court.
The inauguration was witnessed by Governors Rotimi Akeredolu and Seyi Makinde, as well as Vice President Osinbajo and members of the Federal Executive Council.
Recall that we reported that: Ogun State PDP has finally filed an appeal against the September 27 judgement of a Federal High Court, Abeokuta.
The court in the judgement had cancelled all the primaries conducted by the Ogun State PDP to elect its candidates for the 2023 polls.
Justice Oluwatoyin Oguntoyinbo in the judgement also ordered the party to conduct fresh primary elections within 14 days which expired on Tuesday.