Nigeria's CJN tests positive for COVID-19, receiving treatments in UAE

The Nigeria's Chief Justice of the federation, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has tested positive for COVID-19.

A Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, who disclosed this at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday said the CJN was receiving treatment in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

Tanko who was conspicuously absent from Monday’s new legal year ceremony of the Supreme Court during which 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria were sworn in as the event was presided by the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour.

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