Justice Onnoghen: Lawyers to boycott court for two days

“The Nigerian Bar Association rising from her NEC meeting has decided to embark on a two-day warning boycott of courts all over Nigeria over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Buhari,” the NBA said on Monday evening.

The NBA resolved to undergo the boycott during its National Executive Council meeting held on Monday.

By this announcement, lawyers nationwide are to stay out of courts for two days in protest of the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Mr Onnoghen has been accused of non-declaration of assets by the Federal Government.

The CJN was suspended from office, Friday, by President Muhammadu Buhari who said he acted on an order by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).


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