Court restrains Buhari, AGF, from removing CJN

Posted by News Express | 22 January 2019 | 726 times

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Justice Inyang Ekwo has granted an order of interim injunction restraining President Buhari and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami from removing the Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office pending the hearing and determination of the suit filed by Action Peoples Party.

A Channels TV report said that Justice Ekwo made the ruling at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday.

“The court adjourned the hearing of the motion on notice to the 29th of January with an order to parties to maintain the status quo ante,” the report said.

 


Source: News Express

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