Senate Postpones assault probe of CCT Chairman, Umar

Written by on July 28, 2021

The Senate has halted its probe of an alleged assault on a security man, Clement Sargwak, at the Banex Plaza in Abuja, by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi Umar.

This comes barely one week after Umar filed a suit against the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and the Senate panel set up for the probe.

Senate called off the probe pending hearing of the case in court.

Presenting the court summon, the Chairman of the Committee Senator Ayo Akinyelure announced the decision of his committee to set aside the case, pending the outcome of the case in court.

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition, led by Senator Ayo Akinyelure, which made the announcement on Tuesday, halted further investigations into the matter as the upper legislative chamber proceeds on its summer vacation.

CCT chairman, Mr. Umar’s is been investigated for alleged assault of a security guard, Clement Sagwak at the popular Banex Plaza in Abuja.


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