Justice John Tsoho has been sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court by the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
The Ceremonial Court of the Supreme Court in Abuja hosted the event on Friday over 24 hours after the seat of the head of the Federal High Court had been vacant.
Justice Adamu Kafarati retired from the bench on attaining the mandatory retirement age of 65 midnight of Thursday. Justice Adamu Kafrati was the former Chief Justice of the Federal High Court.
Tsoho’s inauguration as the Acting Chief Judge was earlier suspended in the morning to await clearance from President Muhammadu Buhari.