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BREAKING: Buhari Accepts Onnoghen’s “Voluntary” Retirement

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President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted “voluntary” retirement of suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen.

This was contained in statement issued by Senior Special Assistant to Mr. President, Garba Shehu titled “President Buhari Writes Acting CJN On Appointment Of Five Justices Of The Supreme Court“.

According to the statement, President Buhari wrote the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, on the appointment of additional five Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

‘‘This,” he said, “is in line with the Government’s Agenda of repositioning the Judiciary in general and Supreme Court in particular for greater efficiency, with a view to reducing the backlogs of appeals pending at the Supreme Court.”

The statement added that Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019.

“The President thanked Justice Onnoghen for his service to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and wished him the best of retirement life,” the statement added.


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