Former Supreme Court Justice Accuses CJN of Abusing Powers; Atedo Peterside Demands Judicial Reforms

Former Supreme Court Justice Accuses CJN of Abusing Powers; Atedo Peterside Demands Judicial Reforms

A retired Supreme Court Justice, Dattijo Muhammad, has accused the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, of abusing his powers.

Muhammad, who retired on Friday, made the accusation at a valedictory session organised in his honour. He said that the current structure of the judiciary gives too much power to the CJN, who can make decisions without consulting other justices.

Muhammad also spoke about the lack of representation for the South East and North Central zones at the Supreme Court. He called for reforms to the judiciary to ensure equity and justice.

In a post on his social media handle, Atedo Peterside, the President and Founder of Anap Foundation, commended Justice Muhammad for speaking out and demanded judicial reforms.

He said that the South East and North Central zones deserve immediate representation at the Supreme Court.

Subheading 1: Retired Justice Accuses CJN of Power Abuse

A retired Supreme Court Justice, Dattijo Muhammad, has accused the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, of abusing his powers. Muhammad made the accusation at a valedictory session organised in his honour on Friday.

Subheading 2: Current Judiciary Structure Gives Too Much Power to CJN

Muhammad said that the current structure of the judiciary gives too much power to the CJN, who can make decisions without consulting other justices. He called for reforms to ensure that the judiciary is more democratic and accountable.

Subheading 3: Lack of Representation for South East and North Central Zones at Supreme Court

Muhammad also spoke about the lack of representation for the South East and North Central zones at the Supreme Court.

He called for reforms to ensure that all regions of the country are represented at the highest court in the land.

Subheading 4: Atedo Peterside Commends Retired Justice, Demands Judicial Reforms

In a post on his social media handle, Atedo Peterside, the President and Founder of Anap Foundation, commended Justice Muhammad for speaking out and demanded judicial reforms.

He said that the South East and North Central zones deserve immediate representation at the Supreme Court.

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