…Nominates female successor
[The Nation] Justice Dahiru Musdapher on Wednesday resigned as Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Report says Musdapher, who was sworn-in by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in September last year dropped his resignation letter ahead of his formal exit in July.
The CJN will clock 70 in July, the specific retirement age for judges in the country.
Meanwhile, Justice Musdapher has nominated Mariam Aloma, a Justice of the Supreme Court as his successor.
Aloma’s appointment however depends on President Jonathan’s ratification.
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