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Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Sworn in as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

This is coming shortly after it was announced that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will step down due to health issues.

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola .

Justice Ariwoola who was born on Aug. 22, 1958 and appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2011.

He was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court in 2011. He was a Justice of the Court of Appeal between 2005 and 2011 after having been elevated from the State High Court of Oyo State.

Justice Ariwoola was first appointed a Judge of Superior Court of record in Oyo State in 1992 from private legal practice.

Before his elevation to the Supreme Court, he served as Justice of Court of Appeal in Kaduna, Enugu and Lagos Divisions.

According to NAN, Ariwoola will retire by 2028.

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