I have not resigned – Justice Onnoghen

I have not resigned – Justice Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, will swear in individuals from the different 2019 election appeal to courts on Saturday, January 26.


The CJN said this through his media associate, Awassam Bassey, on Friday.

Onnoghen additionally depicted as total deception, the news reports that he renounce his post, following present accusations towards him.

In an announcement issued to reporters by Bassey on Friday, the CJN encouraged Nigerians to neglect the gossip & included that he is yet playing out his job as CJN.

“There’s absolutely no truth in the rumours making the round that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, His Lordship Hon. Mr. Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, GCON, has resigned his office. It is fake news!”


“The Hon CJN was in the office all through yesterday (Thursday) and sat in court. As part of his duties, the Hon CJN will be swearing in members of the 2019 National Assembly, Governorship & State Assembly Election Petition Tribunals tomorrow (Saturday 26th January 2019),” the announcement said.

Onnoghen is confronting legal proceeding over supposed false properties assertion brought against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau.

The Attorney General, Abubakar Malami has additionally asked that Onnoghen leaves his post, following the different accusations.

The case which as of now at the CCT was postponed till January 28.

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