Senate Confirms Justice Alooma Muktar As Nigeria’s First Female Chief Justice

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Nigeria had its first female Chief Justice today after the Senate confirmed Justice Alooma Muktar as the CJN. President Goodluck Jonathan had nominated Justice Muktar to assume the premier position as Chief Justice of Nigeria’s Supreme Court as the successor to Justice Dahiru Musdapher, who   retired middle of  July, 2012.

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