Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Religion: Is New CJN Muslim Or Christian [Fact Check]

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Religion: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola was born on August 22, 1954, Ariwoola who hails from Oyo State has been on the bench of the apex court for nearly 11 years, having been appointed on November 22, 2011.

Currently, he is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, and the Nigerian Body of Benchers.

Ariwoola is a 1980 law graduate of the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile Ife, Osun State.

He was called to the Nigeria bar and got enrolled at the Supreme Court of Nigeria as a Solicitor and Advocate in July 1981. READ MORE

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Following the departure of Justice Tanko Muhammad, he was appointed and is pending Senate approval as Chief Justice of Nigeria on June 27, 2022. President Muhammadu Buhari swore in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as interim Chief Justice of Nigeria on Monday (CJN). On Monday, Supreme Court Justice Ariwoola took the oath of office as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola Religion

Justice Olukayode whose full name is Olukayode Tajudeen Ariwoola is a devoted Muslim.

The new CJN started his educational career in his home town Iseyin at the Local Authority Demonstration School, Oluwole in Iseyin Local government of Oyo State between 1959 and 1967.

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He attended Muslim Modern School in the same town between 1968 and 1969 before proceeding to Ansar-Ud-Deen High School, Saki in Oyo North of Oyo State.

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