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CJN: South-South Govs holds emergency meeting Sunday

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

The South-South Governor’s Forum has announced an emergency meeting of the Forum for Sunday over the recent development involving the Chief Justice of the Federation, (CJN) Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen.

The Federal Government had on Saturday asked him to immediately vacate office as Head of the Nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration issues.

A statement by the Special Adviser, Media Relation’s to the Governor òf Bayelsa State, Fidelis Soriwei, said the meeting would also discuss the security of the Niger Delta, during and after the elections, and the issue of derivation.

Expressing his opinion at the development in the Supreme Court, Governor Dickson said, “While he was yet to know the full details surrounding the developments at the Supreme Court concerning the CJN, it is a grave and dangerous escalation coming a few weeks to the general elections.

“The South-South governors would address a press conference after the meeting to convey the position of the zone to the Nigerian public.”

Governor Dickson said that all hands must be on the deck to prevent the subversion and desecration òf the ethos of democracy as the nation moves nearer to the election.


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