CCT Adjourns CJN Onnoghen Trial to January 22
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
The trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has been adjourned to Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
The CJN was arraigned before the Justice Umar Danladi-led CCT on charges bordering on failure to properly declare his asset to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).
Mr Onnoghen was represented at the tribunal on Monday, January 14, 2019 by over 70 lawyers, including 45 Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SANs) led by Mr Wole Olanipekun. Mr Olanipekun told the trial judge that the Chief Justice was not properly served as required by the laws of the land.