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President Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s voluntary retirement

Valentine Chinyem

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President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

This was made known in a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

The statement reads, “President Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019.”

“The President thanked Justice Onnoghen for his service to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and wished him the best of retirement life.”