Justice Tsoho Sworn-in as Acting Federal High Court Chief Judge


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Alex Enumah in Abuja

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad on Friday swore-in Justice John Tsoho as Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

His appointment was sequel to the retirement of Justice Adamu AbdulKafarati, who attained the retirement age of 65 years on July 25, 2019.

Tsoho’s elevation as Acting CJ of the Federal High Court was in line with the rules  that enable the most senior judge to occupy the office of the CJ when the post is vacant pending the appointment of a substantive Chief Judge.

Justice John Terhemba Tsoho from Benue State was born on June 24, 1959 and appointed a judge of the Federal High Court in November 12, 1998.

Inaugurating the acting CJ, the CJN admonished him to cooperate and work harmoniously with his brother judges on the bench of the Federal High Court.

Justice Muhammad counseled him to move round all divisions of the court across the country so as to avail himself of the…

Source: Thisday Newspaper