Breaking: CJN Onnoghen Denies Resignation Report
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has, on Friday, rebutted the story making round that he has resigned his position.
CJN Onnoghen made the clarification in a brief statement issued by his spokesman, Mr. Awassam Bassey, describing it as “fake news”.
Mr. Bassey stated: “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.”
He also noted that “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).”
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