Buhari gives reasons for suspending justice Walter Onnoghen
President Muhammadu Buhari has released a statement on the swearing in of Ibrahim Tanko as acting CJN after the suspension of Walter Onnoghen.
In the statement released on his facebook page, President Muhammadu Buhari declares that “a short while ago,” he was served with an Order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal issued on Wednesday, to suspend the CJN pending the final determination of the cases against him at the Tribunal.
Walter Onnoghen stands trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for allegedly refusing to declare some of his assets when he assumed office as Nigeria’s CJN.
Read the full statement of the president below.