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CCT Finds Onnoghen Guilty, Bans Him From Public Office For Ten Years

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Danladi Umar, Onnoghen,Code of Conduct Tribunal ,

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found Walter Onnoghen, who recently resigned as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), guilty of false declaration of assets in breach of the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) for public officials.

Delivering its judgement earlier today, Naija News reports the three-man panel chaired by Danladi Umar, therefore, removed him from the office as Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of National Judicial Council (NJC).

It also said Onnoghen is to forfeit the money in his five bank accounts that were not declared to the Nigerian Government because they were acquired illegally.

Details later…

Source: Naija News