The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad will on Wednesday appear before the Senate for screening and confirmation of his appointment .
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this at Tuesday’s plenary.
Lawan says the CJN would appear before the Committee of the Whole of the Senate to commence his screening exercise.
He said copies of the nominee’s Curriculum Vitae (CV) had been distributed to the lawmakers to enable them have adequate background information about him and his career.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday forwarded a letter asking the Senate to consider confirmation of the acting chief justice of the federation.