Three Judges To Face NJC Panel Over Conflicting Court Orders

Three Judges To Face NJC Panel Over Conflicting Court Orders

A Picture of the NJC building

The Nationwide Judicial Council (NJC) has utter up a probe panel to evaluate three High Court judges who issued conflicting ex-parte orders.

In preserving with the NJC, the judges are to existing purpose why disciplinary action need to never be taken in opposition to them for his or her actions.

The investigative committee was as soon as utter up by the council, beneath the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Tanko Muhammad at its 95th assembly held on September 15 and 16 primarily primarily based totally on the foundations of horny listening to.

Justice Muhammad, who expressed displeasure over the advance, had threatened with out citing names that three of the judges who issued the controversial orders would perhaps maybe be made scapegoats.

“We can slay an example with these three judges and by no device lets condone such [an] act,” the CJN was as soon as quoted as announcing in an announcement issued by NJC spokesman, Soji Oye.

Closing week, Justice Muhammed held a marathon assembly with the six chief judges in the affected jurisdictions of Rivers, Kebbi, Injurious River, Jigawa, Anambra, and Imo over the conflicting ex parte orders.

He warned that the judiciary would no longer condone indiscipline or allow any care for to tarnish the image of the judiciary.

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