Just In: Supreme Court Strikes Out Senate’s Suit On CJN Onnoghen’s Suspension

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The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by the Senate, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Lawyer to the Senate, Paul Erokoro (SAN) told the court, when the case was called on Tuesday morning, that he filed a notice of discontinuance on Monday in the suit marked: SC76/2019.

Erokoro was silent on why the plaintiff chose to discontinue the case.

Lawyer to President Buhari, Mrs. Maimuna Lami Shiro, who led Tijani Gazali, did not object to the plaintiff’s decision to withdraw the case, following which the court struck out the suit.

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