The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar ordered the Inspector General of police and the Department of the state security arrest of the suspended chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Umar, from his statement said the security agencies to produce Onnoghen at the tribunal on Friday.
Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN), who said the consistent absence of the CJN from the CCT was a violation of provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, thereby leading to the action taken by the CCT on the issue.
Umar, said “by virtue of section 396(2) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 no objections could be raised by the defendant until he took his plea”.
whereas, the prosecuting counsel said Onnoghen have not taken his plea, the objection by him could not be heard.