The Senate has formally confirmed Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
The Nigerian Tribune newspaper reports that his motions were approved by the legislators when they were put to a voice vote by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan
Lawan called for the screening exercise to be moved forward from where it was listed on the order paper.
Subsequently, Ariwoola and all Supreme Court justices, President of the Court of Appeal, President of the Federal High Court, President of the National Industrial Court and Secretary of the National Judicial Council walked into the chambers and took their seats.
The Senate thereafter asked Ariwoola to take a bow and leave