The newly appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria handling the judiciary sector of the federation, Tanko Muhammad, has said his primary school leaving certificate was destroyed and annihilated by devouring termites.
Tanko said and made known that the incident happened his house when he was in Bauchi state far back to the year 1998 and destroyed beyond recovery and recognition.
“No portion of the certificate was salvaged,” Mr Tanko lamented.
President Muhammadu Buhari assigned Mr Muhammad as the Chief Justice after he questionably evacuated Walter Onnoghen in the number one spot up to the 2019 general decisions.
Mr Muhammad, who spent his initial a long time on the seat as a Sharia court judge, promptly confronted claims of age distortion.
The cases said the judge criminally changed his date of birth by three years from December 31, 1950, to December 31, 1953.
Mr Muhammad denied the claims, and a government judge later decided on May 31 that the complainant reserved no options to record the claim.
The court additionally said there was no proof to back the case against Mr Muhammad and reproved the protest, said to be an Abuja-based legal advisor, as documenting the case to ruin Mr Muhammad’s open picture as a noteworthy man.
A N10 million fine was likewise forced on the legal practitioner for initiating a paltry case in contradiction of surviving guidelines of the legal executive. It isn’t quickly clear if an intrigue has been documented.
Mr Muhammad was affirmed by the Senate on July 17 following a sensational hearing that was eclipsed by his incomprehensible reaction to an inquiry concerning the Supreme Court’s longstanding standard on lawful details.