Nigeria’s Chief Justice Orders Probe Of Judge Over ‘Criminal Summons’ On Ex-Central Bank Governor, Soludo

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed, has ordered disciplinary motion in opposition to Justice Gambo Garba of an Upper Area Court, for the felony summons of the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state, Professor Chukwuma Soludo.

Soludo can also be a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). 

Nigeria's Chief Justice Orders Probe Of Judge Over 'Criminal Summons' On Ex-Central Bank Governor, Soludo 2

Soludo on July 15, had been directed to look earlier than the courtroom on August 23 to reply costs bordering on alleged perjury and breach of Code of Conduct of the CBN between May 29, 2004, and May 29, 2009.

Criminal trial bordering on false declaration of belongings is completely vested within the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT) however the higher space courtroom choose, Gambo Garba assumed jurisdiction which contravenes the provisions of the 1999 Constitution.

The disciplinary committee in opposition to Justice Garba can be chaired by the appearing Chief Judge of the FCT High Court and chairman of the FCT Judicial Service Committee, Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf, Daily Trust studies. 

The CJN had on September 6 quizzed chief judges of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and Rivers, Kebbi, Cross Rivers, Jigawa, Anambra, and Imo states, the place he cautioned in opposition to the issuance of ex parte orders in political issues.

The disciplinary committee would, nonetheless, be anticipated to submit the report of its findings inside 21 days.

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Nigeria's Chief Justice Orders Probe Of Judge Over 'Criminal Summons' On Ex-Central Bank Governor, Soludo

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