Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen has been convicted by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCT).
Onnoghen was convicted by the CCT of breaching the Code of Conduct for Public Officers.
In a lead judgement read by Danladi Umar, Chairman of the CCT, an immediate order was given for the removal of Onnoghen as the CJN, Chairman of the National Judicial Council and the Chairman of the Federal Judicial Service Commission.
The judgement also included the forfeiture of accounts and the money in the accounts which he failed to declare.
“The tribunal also ordered the forfeiture of the five accounts which defendant failed to declare as part of his assets. The tribunal also ordered the forfeiture of the money in the five accounts which Onnoghen allegedly failed to declare, to the Federal Government.”
He was also barred from holding a public office in the next 10 years.
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