The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, BOSAN has resolved to tackle
the Federal Government over the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria,
CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen and the President of Nigerian Bar
Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN.
The body is holding an emergency meeting at the
this report, the body has constituted a committee to draft a communique
on their position which will be issued.
The meeting which started at about 10am yesterday had in attendance over 50 Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
A very reliable source who was at the meeting told Vanguard that most of
the senior lawyers at the meeting expressed their displeasure with the
procedure adopted by the Federal Government in prosecuting the CJN.
According to the source, the trial of the President, Nigerian Bar
Association, Paul Usoro (SAN) before the Federal High Court Lagos over
allegation of fraud was also extensively discoursed.
The source also disclosed that most of the SANs who spoke at the meeting
expressed their displeasure with manner that FG appears to have
declared war against the judiciary.
Vanguard also learnt that a Senior Advocate who is among Federal Government’s prosecuting team was also at the meeting.