The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Law Faculty, Zaria, has honoured the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad for his contribution to Jurisprudence in Nigeria.
This is contained in an announcement issued by Ahuraka Isah, the Senior Special Assistant to the CJN in Abuja.
The award was offered to the CJN on the school’s maiden version of their ‘’ANNUR Chambers Annual Journal of Contemporary Issues in Shari’a and Comparative Law.
Speaking on the contributions of the CJN, Abdul Mohammed, SAN, stated that though His Lordship is an knowledgeable on Shari’a legislation, he has determined extra instances on different areas of authorized dispute.
“The efforts of the CJN can’t be over-emphasized. As the grand custodian of the legislation, His Lordship’s feat within the dispensation of justice, given the constraints and challenges of the system, is exceptional and deserving of commendation’’, the SAN stated.
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A pupil, Miss Rukaiya Bello, who’s the Head/Principal Partner of the Chambers, stated that they selected to honour the CJN for his immense contribution to the expansion and growth of the judicial system within the nation.
According to Bello, the CJN is a giant supply of inspiration to the scholars of the Faculty of Law of ABU, Zaria as a result of ‘’he graduated from the establishment with LLB (Shari’a), got here again to acquire LLM and subsequently bagged Ph.D. from the identical establishment.
The CJN, whereas responding, urged the scholars to not enable the publication of the journal to endure however fairly preserve the goals and aims of their chambers, which he described as the primary of its form.
Annur Chambers was established by the scholars of the ABU, Zaria Faculty of Law to help themselves within the areas of moot trial, simply as no member of the chambers would seem earlier than any court docket of legislation.
The occasion was additionally attended by Justices Amiru Sanusi (Rtd), Abdu Aboki and Mohammed Lawal Garba of the Supreme Court, Justice H. Muktar of the Court of Appeal, and Justice Ishaq Bello, the previous Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), who was the chairman of the occasion.
Others current had been Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Prof Siraj Barau Abdulkarim (who represented the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kabir Bala), Prof Yusuf Aboki, Sen. Ahmed Sani Yerima (former governor of Zamfara state), and Alh Tajudeen Oladoja.
Vanguard News Nigeria