BREAKING: 6 Chief Judges Summoned By CJN For Issuing Conflicting Orders To Political Parties

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BREAKING: 6 Chief Judges Summoned By CJN For Issuing
Conflicting Orders To Political Parties
About six Chief Judges have been summoned by the Chief
Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko
Muhammad for issuing conflicting court orders in their
states in the last one month to political parties.
Justice Mohammed Who is the Chairman of the National
Judicial Council, NJC, issued the summons to the Chief
Judges in Abuja on Monday, August 30, 2021.
According to the summons,the affected Chief Judges are
to appear before the NJC to explain what warranted the
issuance of conflicting orders by courts of coordinate
jurisdiction.
Politics Hub Nigeria reports that the embattled Chief
Judges are those of Rivers, Kebbi, Cross River, Anambra,
Jigawa and Imo states.
The CJN vehemently condemned the actions of the
affected judges, describing it as a huge embarrassment to
the Nigerian judiciary.
Recall that lingering crises rocking political parties in
Nigeria had resulted in politicians securing frivorous
exparte court orders from courts most of coordinate
jurisdiction to outdo their opponents.