BREAKING! CCT Orders Arrest Of Walter Onnoghen!

The is as posted on Twitter by VOA journalist Saleh Shehu Ashaka.

The last that can be authoritatively reported is that the procecution was calling for the arrest of the embattled Chief Justice.

Lead prosecution lawyer, Aliyu Umar (SAN) made the application at the resumption of proceedings on Wednesday morning.

Umar noted that Onnoghen has consistently absented himself from the tribunal since proceedings commenced on the charge in January this year.

He said both the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) and the Practice Direction of the CCT provides that a defendant must be present in court before any proceedings can be conducted in respect of a pending charge.

We just leaning now that the order for arrest has been issued!

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