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Aftermath Of Resignation, Buhari Confers GCON Title On Justice Tanko

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President Muhammadu Buhari has honoured Justice Ibrahim Tanko with the Grand Commander of the Order of Niger (GCON).

The erstwhile Chief Justices of Nigeria (CJN), was honoured with the second to the highest honour in the country following his resignation on Monday, June 27.

This took place at the sweaing-in of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Buhari said the award was conferred on the jurist who resigned on Sunday, June 26th, for the good work he did while at the saddle as CJN.

He said under Justice Muhammad’s watch, the judiciary judiciously exercised its powers in line with the provisions of  the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

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