Breaking: Buhari supporters stage protest supporting Onnoghen’s suspension

Breaking: Buhari supporters stage protest supporting Onnoghen’s suspension

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have staged a counter-protest supporting the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

The protesters staged their protest at the entrance of the Nigerian Bar Association on Monday, January 28.

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The Punch reports that the protesters, under the banner of ‘One Nigeria,’ said Buhari’s action was in the interest of the country.

They said Onnoghen was a burden and thus deserves to be removed.

Recall that the entrance of the National Secretariat of the Nigerian Bar Association was besieged by members of the National Interest Defenders and Lawyers in Defense of Democracy over the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Onnoghen and swore-in Tanko Mohammed as acting chief justice of Nigeria on Friday, January 25.

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The Punch reports that the protesters on Monday, January 28 called on the president to rescind his decision and return Onnoghen.

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