Though,Chief Wole Olanipekun,SAN, who is standing in for the accused, Justice Walter Onnoghen says the CCT does not have jurisdiction to hear the case.
The CJN is scheduled for arraignment before the tribunal 10am but at the time of filling this report @10:15am, the embattled Chief Justice was not in court.
Some Senior Advocates of Nigeria in his defence team who were already seated awaiting the commencement of the proceedings include, Former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Kanu Agabi, Wole Olanipekun, Chief Chris Uche, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo among others.
On the side of the prosecution there are five lawyers led by Aliyu Umar SAN.
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