46-year-old businessman,Tochi Michael, has filed a case against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, at the FCT High Court over age falsification claims.
The summoned with suit No. FCT/HC/BW/CV/79/2019, was filed before the court in April, Sahara said.
The petitioner claimed that the CJN internationally falsified his date of birth.
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Mr. Tochi claimed that the CJN falsified his birth date from December 31, 1950 as contained in all his official documents, including that of WAEC to December 31, 1953 upon his appointment as a judicial officer.
The petitioner in the originating summon is praying the court to determine whether such act of the CJN does not constitute a criminal act of perjury, falsification and forgery.
Mr. Michael in the also prayed the court to determine whether by falsifying his date of birth from December 31, 1950 to December 31, 1953 upon being appointed to Nigeria Bench as a judicial officer he has not breach the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He also prayed that the court determine whether the CJN has not breached the Code of Conduct for judicial officers and consequently brought the image of Nigeria Judiciary to a state of disrepute and odium.
The petitioner in his reliefs is praying the court for a declaration that the defendant falsified his date of birth and that the defendant has desecrated the breach of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN).