“It is the same thing with the Office of the President. The powers given to the President are enormous; the same as the Senate President. The Senate President presides over the National Assembly; he is the chairman of the National Assembly Commission; and also the Chairman of the National Assembly Legislative Institute.

“It is not proper to just isolate the CJN for the purpose of stripping these powers.”

He, however, urged the CJN to learn to consult his vice before reaching some decisions.

On the low number of Supreme Court justices, Adegboruwa, said, “It is quite a sad tale on our judicial system to have just 10 justices in the Supreme Court.

“Generally, the judiciary in Nigeria deserves a state of emergency as the appellate courts have become more of a burial ground for the administration of justice in Nigeria.”