Saturday, January 26, in Abuja. The new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Muhammed Tanko appointed and swore in 250 members of the general elections tribunal.
He urged the new appointees to carry out their duties dignity, integrity and the fear of God.
During the swearing-in ceremony held in in Abuja on Saturday, Muhammed admonished the members of the election tribunals to carry out their duties with integrity and godly fear in their hearts.
It was reported that the said judges had arrived Abuja hoping that the panel would be inaugurated, a source said: “There are a total of 250 members who would sit on the election panels. The panels comprise National Assembly Election Petition Tribunals, Governorship Election Petition Tribunals, and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunals. “His sudden removal was aimed at either stopping the event or removing some judges on the lists. That is what will happen.