Breaking: CCT Orders Police, DSS To Arrest Suspended CJN, Onnoghen
The Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the nation’s capital on Wednesday, ordered both the Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General of Police to arrest of the embattled suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Ruling on the application of warrant of arrest against the embattled suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria ( CJN ), Walter Onnoghen, brought against him Federal Government of Nigeria, the three-man tribunal, the Chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar, ordered the security agencies to produce Onnoghen at the tribunal on Friday.
He dismissed the objection raised to the application for the issuance of the arrest warrant and ordered that “I want to see the defendant in the dock on Friday”.
The CCT had made the order following an application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN), who said the consistent absence of the CJN from the CCT was a violation of provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.