CCT Adjourns Justice Onnoghen’s Case Until March 11 For Further Hearing
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), trying the case of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) identified as Justice Walter Onnoghen, has adjourned his case until March 11 for further hearing.
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen who has been avoiding the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) was threatened with an arrest and eventually made his appearance known for trial earlier today, February 15th.
iDONSABI, however, gathers that the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, pleaded not guilty to the charges of non-declaration of some of his bank accounts in foreign currencies.
Justice Onnoghen was also granted bail earlier today by the three-member tribunal based on self-recognition.
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It is also very important to note that Justice Walter Onnoghen would be The first Chief Justice of Nigeria to be docked.
Justice Walter Onnoghen’s convoy got to Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) venue at about 9.40 am in order to face the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) chairman identified as Danladi Umar who had earlier ordered his arrest following his consistent absence from court when called upon.
Basically, the public now has to wait until March 11 for further hearing of the case of Justice Walter Onnoghen’s trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria will not be in office as at the time when the Presidential elections will be taking place on Saturday, February 16th, in order to determine a new President or if President Muhammadu Buhari will remain in power for the next four years to come.