We Won’t Probe Ex-CJN, Says Senate Committee

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In response to allegations made against Tanko Muhammad by 14 Supreme Court justices, the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights, and Legal Matters has announced that it will not invite Tanko Muhammad, the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, for questioning.

Fatima Jiddum, the committee’s clerk in an interview with newsmen on friday stated that Instead of questioning the former CJN, the committee would visit the Supreme Court.

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The committee’s mandate, according to her, is to investigate the problem rather than look into it.

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The committee will therefore investigate it but will forego inviting the CJN.

We’re just trying to figure out what the problem was, not really probing.

“We are going to the Supreme Court to hear from them,” Jiddum continued.

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When we go, we’ll ask them what specifically happened so we can prevent it from happening again.

We haven’t set a date yet, but when we do, we’ll invite the media so they know we fulfilled our obligation.

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Remember that on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, Senate President Ahmad Lawan ordered the committee chaired by Senator Opeyemi Bamidele to look into the accusations made against the former Chief Justice of Nigeria.

That is the latest Naija News Today on Tanko Muhammad Probe

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