Lawyers protest in Abuja over suspension of Walter Onnoghen

A group of lawyers amd Civil Society Organizations are currently protesting at the premises of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja.

The protesters are airing their anger against the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Onnoghen was suspended last week due to his false declaration of assets case in the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Justice Tanko Mohammed now plays the role of acting CJN.

The groups partaking in the protest include the National Interest Defenders and Lawyers in Defense of Democracy.

Thea group also demanded that the National Judicial Council step into the matter and investigate Onnoghen.