Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has urged judges nominated to serve in election tribunals to remain loyal to their judicial oath.
Muhammad reminded the judges that their choice as members of the tribunals impose on them the duty to rise above all temptations and do justice in accordance with the law.
He noted that the task of adjudicating election petitions would task the content of the conscience of members of the various election tribunals.
The Acting CJN spoke in Abuja yesterday while swearing in 17 of the 250 judges nominated to serve in the election tribunals that will determine the various petition arising from this year’s general elections.
Muhammad had, on January 26, this year, sworn in the others.
The Acting CJN said: “You have just taken an oath that has not only imposed a course of upright morale undertaking on you, but equally looped you with destiny.
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