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Published On: Wed, Jan 30th, 2019

Onnoghen : We ll’ not boycott court proceedings -Jigawa NBA

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From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Jigawa state chapter has announced its stand on the directive given by the national body of the association to boycott court over the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghan.
The state chairman of the association, Barrister Bashir Hussaini announced the stand yesterday while addressing news men at federal high court Dutse.
He explained that, NBA Dutse branch expresses their deep concern on the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria but the branch could not embark on any strike or boycott court proceedings.
“The branch will not embark on any strike or boycott of court proceeding, so we are always in support to fight corruption at any level, “ Hussaini said.
The NBA chairman described the situation as trial time for the legal profession in Nigeria adding that nobody above the law.
He called on warring parties to seek redress through legal means by appealing against the order of the tribunal for the suspension of the CJN instead of embarking on court-boycott that would detrimental to the parties.

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