Bukola, The Senate President took to his Facebook page some hours ago to congratulate Chief Justice Walter Samuel Onnonghen today. Read what he said below:
Congratulations to Justice Walter Samuel Onnonghen, CFR.
Today, we screened and cleared Justice Walter Samuel Onnonghen, CFR for confirmation as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The screening represents a major milestone in the progress of our democratic process.
I am pleased to note that all arms of government have played their parts exactly as envisaged in our constition.
On behalf of my distinguished colleagues, I congratulate Justice Walter Samuel Onnonghen, CFR, for his well deserved elevation to the highest judicial office in the land.
This achievement should underscore the inspiring reality that a Nigerian can rise to any position he merits.
The Senate will collaborate with the two other arms to support critical reforms and other initiatives that will improve the integrity and the impact of the judiciary as put Nation deepens it’s democratic foundations in the lives of its citizens.
On behalf of my colleagues, I wish Justice Walter Samuel Onnonghen, CFR, a most fruitful tenure as Chief Justice of Nigeria.