Dattijo Muhammad, has hit out at the manner in which the official political decision offer board was set up, saying it is hazardous for a majority rules government in Nigeria.
Muhammad who obligatorily resigned on Friday subsequent to accomplishing the age of 70, expressed this while talking at a valedictory meeting that was held in his distinction at the Supreme Court complex in Abuja.
The resigning Justice of the Supreme Court likewise had a few cruel words for the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), saying the position employed an excess of force.
He threw out against the “outright powers” of the CJN and furthermore condemned the manner in which the official political race bid board, which avowed President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s political race, was set up.
Muhammad said he accepted that theChief Justice of Nigeria has forever been given the honor of over-grouping of oversight and authoritative powers the country over’s legal executive, which isn’t excessively really great for a majority rules government in the country.
The active adjudicator additionally communicated disappointment at the organization of the seven-part board drove by Equity John Inyang Okoro, who confirmed the appointment of Tinubu as Nigeria’s leader in the 2023 general political decision.
Muhammad said that it was not right that of the six areas in Nigeria, just the south, North-west and the North-east were addressed on the board.
“To guarantee equity and straightforwardness in official requests from the lower court, all geo-political zones are expected to partake in the consultation,” he expressed.
“It is subsequently hazardous for a majority rules system and value for two whole locales to be forgotten about in the choices that will influence the consensus of Nigerians,” the adjudicator cautioned.
In the interim, the ongoing CJN, Olukayode Ariwoola, was not piece of the High Court board that avowed President Tinubu’s political race on Thursday yet exclusively comprised the board.
The High Court on Thursday excused the requests made by the official competitor of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) testing the triumph of Tinubu in the February 25 political decision.