CJN Walter Onnoghen faces trial Monday over non-declaration of assets

Ezekiel Johnson
Ezekiel Johnson
Onnoghen: CCT delivers judgement Thursday

The Federal Government will on Monday arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, over alleged case of non-declaration of assets.

His arraignment will be before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT and service of summons has been issued to that effect.

The plan to arraign him was officially made known on Saturday in a statement by the Head of Press and Public Relations Unit of the CCT, Ibraheem Al-Hassan.

He disclosed that an application for his trial over non-declaration of assets was filed by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to the CCT chairman on Friday.

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He added:  “However, service of summons has been effected to the defendant, the three man panel led by Justice Danladi Y. Umar, will commence the trial on Monday, 14th January, 2019 at its courtroom, situated at the headquarter, along Jabi Daki biyu, Saloman Lar Way, Abuja, at about 10:00 a.m.

“The application was filed yesterday by the operatives of CCB, dated 11st January, 2019 and signed by Musa Ibrahim Usman (Esq) and Fatima Danjuma Ali (Esq), containing 6 count charges all bother on non-declaration of asset.”

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