Breaking: CCT adjourns trial of suspended CJN, Onnoghen indefinitely

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has adjourned the further hearing on the falsely declared of assets charge filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Federal Government.

At the continued hearing of the case today, the Chairman of the Tribunal, Danladi Umar, said the suspension of Justice Onnoghen was based on the order of the Court of Appeal in Abuja.

“In view of the Court of Appeal order for stay of proceedings and out of respect for the Court of Appeal, the tribunal hereby adjourns this matter sine-die (indefinitely) pending the determination of the Appeal before the Court of Appeal”, Mr Umar said.

The sitting was only attended by the CCT Chairman and the third member of the panel, Mrs Julie Amabo.

 

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