The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who arrived the premises of the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Friday morning, has entered the court room.
He walked into the courtroom at exactly 10.20am led by his lawyers, Chris Uche, Ogwu Onoja, Paul Eroko, Lawal Rabana, Chukwma Machuku-Umeh and Goddy Uche, all senior advocates.
The suspended CJN who arrived the CCT at about 9.40am sat in his vehicle for several minutes before he walked into the courtroom.
Shortly after, members of the CTT led by the Chairman, Danladi Umar, entered the courtroom and took their seats.
Proceedings began at exactly 10.33am after Umar’s apologies for coming late.
There after, Onnoghen entered the dock to take his plea. The tribunal chairman however refused plea by Onnoghen’s counsel that the suspended CJN’s motion be taken first.
CCT adjourns till March 11 for hearing of all pending applications.