Abuja - The Department of State Services (DSS) has asked the seven judges arrested on allegations of corruption to stop reporting to its office in Abuja until further notice, reports Punch
The DSS it was learnt told the accused judges that it would call on them whenever their attention is needed
DSS had as part of the bail conditions granted the seven judges on October 9, asked them to report to its office in Abuja on a daily basis for the ongoing investigation.
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This daily routine has prevented the judges from sitting on cases before them at their various courts.
It was gathered that when the judges returned from their daily visits to the DSS, they are not keen on sitting.
The DSS had, in what it called “sting operations” between October 7 and 8 arrested Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and John Okoro of the Supreme Court; Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, and Justice Muazu Pindiga of the Federal High Court, Gombe Division.
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