Chief Justice of Nigeria bars Judges from uploading personal pictures on social media

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has barred all Judges from uploading pictures of their personal activities on social media platforms.

The CJN made the pronouncement when he spoke at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Induction Course for newly appointed Judges and Kadis, held at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, in Abuja yesterday June 25th.

According to the CJN, it is wrong for judicial officers to discuss matters of public interest on the internet.

“As Judicial Officers, you must refrain from matters of public interest on the internet and social media. You must also desist from uploading pictures of your personal activities online. In the light of the aforesaid, caution is obviously the operative word” he said

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