Olukayode Tajudeen Ariwoola, an Iseyin-born Jurist has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Ariwoola studied Law at the University of Ife(now Obafemi Awolowo University).
This is sequel to the resignation of the former occupant of the highly exalted position ,Tanko Muhammed on Sunday.
It was gathered that the former CJN turned in his resignation letter Sunday evening.
Ariwoola may be sworn in today, other things being equal.
According to reports, a former announcement will be made in due course.
Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Muhammed was seriously ill.
His resignation came amidst displeasure by Justices and other stakeholders at the apex court over the deteriorating conditions of the court.