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Friday, 25 January 2019

BREAKING: Buhari suspends Walter Onnoghen (CJN)

President Muhammadu Buhari has just suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, according to the President’s Special Assistant on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmad.

 BREAKING: Buhari suspends Walter Onnoghen (CJN)

In his place, Ahmad said through his twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad, that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed, was named by the President.

He said the suspension followed the order of the CCT directing him to suspend Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial.

The President has swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed who hails from Bauchi state is the most senior justice of the Supreme Court.

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