Onnoghen Closed His Case at CCT
Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, closed his case at the ongoing trial on charges of false and non-declaration of assets at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) today.
Punch reports that the defense counsel led by Chris Uche (SAN), rose to announce the closure of the defendant’s case. He said:
My lords, today is for continuation of trial. But my lords, after a deep review of the evidence led by the prosecution and the defence, the defence has come to conclusion and we have closed our case.
Pursuant to paragraph 14 of the Practice Direction of this honorable tribunal, we apply to file our final written addresses.
The date for the judgment would be fixed after the adoption of the final addresses.