Onnoghen Trial: S/S Governors Hold Emergency Meeting

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

The South-south Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting for today to review the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen, tomorrow.

Also slated for discussion at the meeting, according to the Special Adviser on Media Relations to the Governor òfBayelsa State, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, are security in the Niger Delta during and after the coming elections and the issue of derivation.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, said that while he was yet to have details of the impeding trial of Justice Onnoghen, it is a grave and dangerous development coming a few weeks to the general elections.

He said that the South-south governor’s would address a press conference after the meeting to convey the position of the zone to the Nigerian public.

Governor Dickson said that all efforts must be on the deck to prevent the subversion and desecration of democracy in Nigeria.

The CJN hails from Cross River,one of the six states that make up the South-south.

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