Justice Olukayode Ariwoola became a trend on social media platforms after Justice Tanko Muhammad resigned as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.
According to Vanguard, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola is set to to step in as the new CJN as the incumbent, Justice Tanko steps out.
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola seems to be on the trend for the first time and many Nigerians will be curious to know about the soon-to-be CJN, Olainfo has got you some few information about him.
Below, we’ll be sharing with you, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola biography, legal career, academic career, age, family and state of origin.
Who is Justice Olukayode Ariwoola
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola is the soon-to-be Chief Justice of Nigeria whose news started making the rounds on Monday after his senior , Justice Tanko Muhammad resigned.
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Legal Career
Olukayode Ariwoola is a Nigerian lawyer and Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.He was formerly a Justice of the Nigerian courts of appeal before being appointed to the supreme court of Nigeria’s bench as Justice on November 22, 2011, and was sworn in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
After Justice Tanko Muhammad resigned on June 27, 2022, he was appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria and is awaiting approval from the Nigerian Senate.
He was formerly a Justice of the Court of Appeal and was elevated to the Supreme Court bench after having been elevated from the State High Court of Oyo State.
Educational / Academic Career
Between 1959 to 1967, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola pursued his education in his hometown of Iseyin at the Local Authority Demonstration School, Oluwole, in the Iseyin Local Government of Oyo State.
Prior to being appointed to the Supreme Court, Ariwoola presided over the Kaduna, Enugu, and Lagos divisions of the Court of Appeal.
He attended numerous international and national conferences and workshops in France, Atlanta, Georgia, the UK, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Age
According to Wikipedia, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola was born August 22, 1958.
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Wife and Children
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola State of Origin
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola hails from Iseyin Local Government area of Oyo state.