The Umbrella body of lawyers in Nigeria, Nigeria Bar Association has mandated all their members to boycott the courts January 29th and 30th 2019.

The body made the decision on Monday after an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee at their headquarters in Abuja.

The decision was to protest what the body termed “Constitutional infractions in the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari.  

By this, no Nigerian court would be opened in the next two days.