Onnoghen: UN faults Buhari, says decision to suspend, sack CJN should be by independent authority

Onnoghen: UN faults Buhari, says decision to suspend, sack CJN should be by independent authority

By Olaotan Falad Diego Garcia-Sayan, the United Nations special rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, on Monday, said that On an independent authority has the right to suspend or remove a judge. This was said in a statement regarding the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari. In the statement shared on the verified Twitter handle of the body, Garcia-Sayan said, “International human rights standards provide…

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