The Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohamed said the decision of the National Judicial Council, to suspend seven judges accused of corruption, showed the desire of the judiciary to preserve its independence.
The outgoing CJN said this during the swearing-in of Amina Augie and Ejembi Eko as justices of the supreme court.
He said the judiciary remained resolute and committed to upholding its independence.The Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja has again adjourned the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, till November 8.
Meanwhile the tribunal yesterday resumed the cross examination of the lead prosecution witness, Micheal Wetklas.
The adjournment will now make it the fourteenth time for a cross examination on a principal witness.