The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has confirmed that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Onnoghen would be arraigned before it on Monday for alleged non declaration of assets.
The Head of Press and Public Relations Unit of the tribunal, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, in a statement on Saturday said the arraignment was following an application filed by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to the CCT Chairman on Friday for the trial to commence against the CJN on a six-count charge.
“However, service of sumoms 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 10:00am.
“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 bothers on non declaration of asset,” the statement said. Read more