I have not resigned – Troubled CJN, Walter Onnoghen speaks out – Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has decline information that he has drop his relinquishment of responsibility letter as indicated by some news platforms.
Onnoghen, who President Buhari restored with the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Tanko Mohammed, as Acting CJN, disprove the gossip in an announcement on Monday.
The announcement was endorsed by his media assistant, Awassam Bassey, who portrayed the CJN’s reported relinquishment of responsibility as “fake news circulated by mischief makers.”
“Mischief makers are still circulating this fake news. Once again, no truth in it whatsoever. The Hon CJN, Hon Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, GCON, has not resigned,” Bassey stated.
The gossip came under 24 hours to the crisis meeting called for by the National Judicial Council to discuss on Onnoghen’s suspension & Muhammad’s rise as the Acting CJN
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