Suspended member of the House Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Saturday joined other Nigerians to condemned the invasion of residences of five judges, including those of two Justices of the Supreme Court – Justice Walter Onnoghen (who is in line to succeed the outgoing Chief Justice of Nigeria) and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, by armed men of the Department of State Service (DSS) and reported arrest as a direct assault on the judiciary.
The DSS claimed that the homes of the judges were raided over allegations of corruption against them.
Jibrin expressed surprise at the raid of judges’ homes said that Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Reps was walking free despite his allegations against him.
NEWSVERGE recall that Jibrin had accused Hon. Dogara, of corruption over the crisis that brewed during the passage of the 2016 Budget.
“Houses of judges stormed! Meanwhile, the number four citizen, Speaker Dogara whose colleague (Jibrin) raised grievous allegations on him walks free,” he wrote on Twitter.
The DSS has vowed to continue its crackdown on the judiciary despite a public outcry.