South-south govs summon emergency meeting over CJN

South South Governors Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting for Sunday (today) to discuss the developing move to remove Mr Walter Onnoghen as chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). 

In a statement signed by Mr Fidelis Soriwei, special adviser, media relations to governor of Bayelsa State, the forum revealed that the security òf Niger Delta, during and after the election; the issue of derivation; and recent development involving CJN would feature for deliberation at the meeting.

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

He said that South South Governors would address a press conference after the meeting to convey the position of the zone to the Nigerian public.

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

Onnoghen is from Cross River state in south-south.

 

The Cable 

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