Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has alleged that he was sacked by President Buhari over a baseless hearsay of holding a assembly with ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Dubai earlier than the final common elections.
Onnoghen expressed disappointment with the presidency’s failure to authenticate the hearsay earlier than performing on it, regardless of its enormous investigative capacities.
Onnoghen made the disclosure on the public presentation of a e book titled: “Elementary Rights (Enforcement Process) Guidelines, 2009: Observe, process, kinds and precedents,” authored by Ogwu James Onoja (SAN).
The Nation reported that Onnoghen who recalled the method resulting in his removing, famous that the state of affairs bought to its head when abruptly his trial earlier than the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) was put in movement even when he had not been invited or accused of any wrongdoing.
He condemned his trial course of earlier than the CCT, and additional said that in the midst of the trial and when events had joined points, an ex-parte software was all of the sudden introduced in and “what adopted was my unlawful and illegal suspension because the CJN.”