Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen is the Chief Justice of Nigeria since 2017. He graduated from the University of Ghana at Legon, Ghana in 1977 and from the Nigerian Law School in Lagos in 1978.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Kadi Ibrahim Rufai Imam as the Acting Grand Kadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Director, Information of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Soji Oye, said in a statement yesterday that the appointment was sequel to the retirement of the former Grand Kadi of the court
He said Kadi Rufai will be sworn-in on March 16 by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the NJC, Justice Walter Onnoghen.