Osinbajo commends Chief Justice Onnoghen on international recognition

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) [Photo Credit: The Guardian]
Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, on his conferment with the 2018 Michael Hill Prize by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Montreal, Canada.

Mr Onnoghen was honoured at the 31st conference of the ISRCL, an international non-governmental association of judges, legislators, lawyers, academics, governmental officials, and police and corrections professionals.

Mr Osinbajo noted that the award was in recognition of Mr Onnoghen’s commitment to the development of the country’s judicial system.

He said, “It is heart-warming to see the Your Lordship’s hardwork and commitment to deepening reforms for a more effective administration of Justice system in the country has received international attention and commendation from such a prestigious association.”

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