Onnoghen: NBA Summons Emergency NEC Meeting, To Hold Rally In Protest


The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will today, Monday, hold an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) on the purported suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by President Muhammad Buhari.
The President had, on Friday, announces the suspension of Onnoghen, who is facing an assets declaration charge before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and immediately sworn in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as acting CJN.
The general secretary of the NBA, Jonathan Gunu Taidi, said in a notice of meeting cited by Tribune Online that the meeting has Onnoghen’s suspension as the only agenda and it will be attended only by statutory NEC members only.Read More