After the swearing-in of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria on June 27, 2022, pictures of the past CJNs during their swearing-in resurfaced on social media. Curious Nigerians, who have forever wondered why the CJNs carry the leather bag and what it contains, have tagged it various funny names. The manuscript is loose-leaf and kept in a leather bag. Some senior lawyers also commented on the issue, clarifying the perceived mystery around the leather bag. Some people say it is used in keeping either the Holy Bible or Holy Quran.
Source: Punch July 02, 2022 17:56 UTC