Everything not well with Supreme Court – right Group

A social justice group, Centre for Democracy and Development, has said following happenings in recent times at the Supreme Court, all is not well at the highest court in the land.

The organisation recalled that two former Chief Justices of Nigeria have been enmeshed in allegations of corruption.

A statement by the Forum of Fellows of the Centre for Democracy and Development on Tuesday stated that although the immediate past CJN has not been found guilty, the speculations surrounding the resignation of Muhammad Tanko suggested that he did not resign of his own volition.

The statement signed by Professors Adele Jinadu, Jibrin Ibrahim, and Okey Ibeanu partly read, “There have been allegations, rumours and innuendos in connection with the former CJN, including rumours of bribery and undue interference of his family in the work of the Supreme Court. Although there is no evidence to back this, the speculations suggest that he did not resign of his own volition.

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