About 100 lawyers comprising of 47 Senior Advocates of Nigeria , SANs are represeting the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The defence team led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), is appearing against the Federal Government’s prosecution team with only one Senior Advocate of Nigeria and four other junior counsels.
Some of the SANs appearing for the CJN that have arrived court included Olanipekun, Chief Kanu Agabi, Chief Chris Uche, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo, Mrs. Victoria Agabi, Sebastine Hon, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Kehinde Ogunwumiju, Garba Tetengi A.T Kehinde, and Effiong Offiong.
Others also include, Yusuf Ali, Sylva Ogwemoh, Paul Erokoro, Tawo, among others.
Asides the SANs, about 50 other lawyers are also representing the embattled CJN.
The CJN is however absent from the Tribunal proceedings.