NJC Addresses Osun Judicial Crisis Amid Chief Judge's Suspension  - The Top Society

NJC Addresses Osun Judicial Crisis Amid Chief Judge’s Suspension 


The National Judicial Council (NJC) is closely examining the unfolding judicial crisis in Osun State, triggered by Governor Ademola Adeleke‘s suspension of embattled Chief Judge, Justice Adebola Adepele Ojo.

Despite the suspension, the NJC has announced its intention to maintain recognition of Justice Ojo as the chief judge and ensure the continuation of her salary. Sources indicate that the state government’s allegations against Justice Ojo are under thorough review, possibly leading to a formal inquiry.

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The friction between Governor Adeleke and Justice Ojo centers on allegations of judicial misconduct leveled against the chief judge. Notably, the NJC has refrained from withdrawing its support during this challenging period.

The Council emphasizes that Justice Ojo will retain her position throughout the ongoing investigations.

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