Nigeria’s Chief Justice rejoices with Christians on Easter, Ramadan

Salihu Ali, Abuja

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has rejoiced with Christians in Nigeria on this year’s Easter celebration.

The CJN also rejoiced with the Muslim faithful in the country for witnessing the ongoing Ramadan fast.

Justice Ariwoola in a statement on Sunday, counselled both Christians and Muslims to use the two occasions to pray fervently for peace and tranquillity to continue to prevail in the country.

Justice Ariwoola used the opportunity to thank his brother Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and supporting staff for their unalloyed cooperation since the beginning of the current legal year 2022/2023 which started in mid-September, 2022.

He said, “I want to specifically appreciate and acknowledge my brother Justices who have delivered 272 judgments in the normal civil, criminal and election-related Appeal under immense pressure.

“We appreciate, adore and give glory to Almighty God who has continued to keep us all in good health.

“I wish the Christian faithful a joyous Easter and the Muslim Ummah a rewarding Ramadan and happy Eid- el- Fitr, Justice Ariwoola said.

The CJN said, the Supreme Court is on Easter and Eid-el- Fitr vacation and would resume later this month.