BREAKING: Onnoghen resigns as Chief Justice of Nigeria
Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has tendered his resignation with immediate effect.
According to a report by TheCable, the embattled CJN who is facing the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, trial over alleged false assets declaration turned in his resignation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening.
Prior to this, the National Judicial Council (NJC) had recommended Onnoghen’s compulsory retirement to the president after an emergency meeting on Thursday.
He had on Wednesday closed his defence at CCT after calling only one witness, his driver.
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