- Youths in Benue have thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria
- The leader of the group said the emergence of President Buhari as Nigeria's president is the best thing that ever happened to the nation
- According to the leader, Nigeria on the path of prosperity with President Muhammadu Buhari as president
Some youths in Benue state have commended President Muhammdu Buhari for the recent suspension of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
The youths under the aegis of Citizens Watch Initiative (CIWI) described the criticisms greeting the removal of Onnoghen as the CJN as needless and unfortunate.
The leader of the youth group, Solomon Samenka, the emergence of President Buhari as Nigeria's president is the best thing that ever happened to the nation.
Samenka said the collective blackmail of the president and Nigerians is not only political, but is intended to derail Nigeria on the path of prosperity and ensure that the gains of a transparent government.
He said despite the policy direction of Mr president on corruption, the judiciary under Walter Onoghen has so proved to be uncooperative, unreliable and the most untrustworthy partner in the fight against corruption.
He added that Nigeria have become a country where lawyers who have billions in cash and assets that their seven lives can not account for.
Samenka said: "They are used to mobilize bribes for themselves and to the Judges ,all these are prizes taken to desecrate the temple of justice, were justice is no longer sought but sold to the highest corrupt bidder."
“It is therefore time to arise and poke their eyes, their nose and pinch their conscience using whatever extreme means possible and practicable.
“Henceforth, We will begin to mobilize for legislation that will legalize that their illegal assets be set ablaze like its done in South Africa , we are mindful of a Saraki and Dogara led National assembly and our warning goes to them too," Samenka said.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reports that some youth from Ijaw have condemned the call for the reinstatement of Onnoghen.
The youth under the aegis of United Niger Delta Youth Council (UNDYC) declared a persona non-grata on the embattled CJN.
The president of the group, Jackson Bob-Manuel said the suspension of Justice Onnoghen, as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, by President Muhammadu Buhari, as apt, timely and a welcome development.
Jackson said Justice Onnoghen failed to exhibit a high level of decency in his conduct as the number one judicial officer in the country.
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