The senate has gone into a closed-door session over the confirmation of Ibrahim Muhammad as the substantive chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The upper legislative chamber moved into the session after Abdullahi Abubakar, senate leader, moved for the confirmation of the acting CJN to be confirmed.
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On Tuesday, Senate President Ahmad Lawan had asked that copies of Muhammad’s curriculum vitae (CVs) be shared among the senators.
Muhammad has been occupying the office of CJN in an acting capacity since January.
He took over the office after President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen for alleged misconduct.