Alex Enumah in Abuja
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad on Friday swore in Justice John Tsoho as Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
His appointment was sequel to the retirement of Justice Adamu AbdulKafarati, who attained the retirement age of 65 years on July 25, 2019.
Tsoho’s elevation as Acting CJ of the Federal High Court was in line with the rules that enables the most senior judge to occupy the office of the CJ when the post is vacant pending the appointment of a substantive Chief Judge.
Justice John Terhemba Tsoho from Benue State, was born on June 24, 1959 and appointed a judge of the Federal High Court on November 12, 1998.