COVID-19: CJN flown to Dubai for treatment

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is presently in isolation. A Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, disclosed this at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the CJN was receiving treatment in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The CJN 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.

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