CUPP Reveals How FG Plans To Forcefully Retire Onnognhen At NJC Meeting

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says the federal government has concluded plans to remove suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The Coalition said it has been availed a copy of the purported draft resolution of the National Judicial Council (NJC) handed down to the Acting Chairman of the Council, Justice Umaru Abdullahi Rtd from Katsina State,Former President of Appeal Court and Buharis former Classmate, for possible adoption at the end of the meeting of the council today. According to a statement by Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere,
1st National spokesperson of CUPP, the compromised draft resolution contains the decisions that the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen be forcefully retired while Justice Tanko Mohammed be confirmed and his name recommended to the President for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. “It also contains the defence for Justice Tanko Mohammed that as at the time he made himself available in the Villa to be sworn in as Acting CJN did not have much of a choice as security operatives were detailed to bring him to the Villa on his way form the Mosque and he was only told why he was brought to the Villa when he was already in the Council Chambers,” the statement said. He allegd that the Acting Chairman of the NJC Justice Umaru Abdullahi (Rtd) has already sealed a deal with the Presidency, received the draft resolution and has already commenced his role of persuading members of the NJC to support the government and adopt the resolution. He stated further, “The members of the NJC who have refused to be compromised have been promised that they will face the government music. At least couple of the NJC members has been told that they can only say NO if they are sure nothing can be found on them otherwise they should comply.” He said Justice Umaru Abdullahi who happens to come from Katsina State and was also a classmate of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Katsina Government Secondary School has reached certain understanding with the Presidency. He stressed that same Umaru Abdullahi was one of the first Persons recruited by President Muhammadu Buhari to defend his controversial Certificate sage by claiming that Buhari wrote the WAEC exam.

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