The National Judicial Commission, NJC, has revealed it referred a bribery allegation made against a judge of the FCT High Court, Nwada Balami, to the police. According to a statement by the NJC’s spokesperson, Soji Oye, a petitioner, Adesina Okuneye, alleged the judge received the bribe as exchange for bail to an accused person.
“Council decided that the petition should be put in abeyance until the outcome of the investigation by the Police”, said the NJC statement.
Furthermore, the NJC said it similarly investigated various accusations levelled against 31 judges. Two of the judges from the federal high court- were recommended for sack and as well as a Supreme Court judge.