NJC Removes Onnoghen, Names Tanko Acting Chair
The National Judicial Council, NJC has removed Justice Walter Onnoghen’s name from the Council’s members’ list and named the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, as the acting chairman.
Checks on the official website of the Council revealed that Justice Onnoghen is no longer on the list of current council members. The list is now headed by Justice Tanko.
The council list is made up of 23 members instead of the full membership of 24.
Onnoghen is listed among former chair of the Council.