People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the Nigeria's main opposition Party has said that, it has suspended its election campaigns for 72 hours following the suspension of chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari.

“we are suspending our campaign for 72 hours,” Uche Secondus, the PDP national Chairman said.

“It is our hope that President Buhari will listen to the voice of all lovers of democracy the world over and restore democracy in Nigeria immediately and without qualifications.”

The suspended CJN,Onnoghen is facing a six-count charge of non-declaration of assets when he became the chief justice of Nigeria. President Buhari said the allegations against Onnoghen were “grievous enough”.

President Buhari said in an address yesterday that “security agencies have since then traced other suspicious transactions running into millions of dollars to the CJN’s personal accounts.”

Recall that, it was reported on ADEKKA TV yesterday, about Onnoghen’s suspension which was immediately followed by the swearing in of Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as the acting chief justice of Nigeria.

Secondus was silent on the allegations versus Onnoghen, he further stated that, Buhari’s action was in defiance to the Constitution and an “attack on democracy”.

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