Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The swearing-in rite was held on Wednesday ahead of the commencement of the Federal Govt Council (FEC) meeting.
The ones in attendance throughout the swearing-in include Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, and the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu.
Others on the rite are, other Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria; the Secretary to the Govt of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan; Leader of Workforce to the President, Professor Ibrahim Bambari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd).
Additionally in attendance had been ministers who came in to attend the week’s Council meeting, together with Hadi Sirika (Aviation); Olorunnimbe Mamora (Science, Era, and Innovation); Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment); Abubakar Malami (Lawyer-Normal and Justice); Niyi Adebayo (Industry, Trade, and Investment); Babatunde Fashola (Works and Housing); Abubakar Aliyu, and others.