In spite of an order by the Executive Council of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) that lawyers across the country should boycott courts across the country, lawyers in the Federal Capital territory on Tuesday reported to courts.
The association had called for the boycott of courts all over the county at the end of the emergency National Executive meeting on Monday due to the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The meeting discussed the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari and the appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in acting capacity.
According to legal practitioners, the suspension is a contravention of the constitution and has continued to draw condemnation both within and outside the country.
Most courts visited by our correspondent in the federal capital territory revealed that normal business went on with lawyers reporting to the courts.
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