Court Orders Arrest Of CCB Chairman Over El-Rufai’s Assets Declaration
A Kaduna nation excessive courtroom on Friday, February eight, issued a warrant of arrest in opposition to the chairman of Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, for contempt.
The warrant of arrest become issued with the aid of Justice Mario Mohammed after the chairman had left out several summons through the court docket in a healthy among Kaduna kingdom governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i and Today’s publishing Company Limited, and an extra.
A warrant shape obtained directed that police employees and government must arrest the CCB chairman and bring him earlier than the court docket on February 13.
Earlier, Today Publishing employer, the writer of The Union Newspapers had filed utility soliciting for the court docket to subpoena CCB chairman to provide assets declaration of El-Rufai in courtroom after numerous failed efforts it made to achieve it from the CCB.
Justice Mohammed granted the approval based at the application filed by means of Counsel to The Union Newspapers, Mr J.N. Egwuonwu (SAN), at some stage in the continuation of defence at previous sitting.
Egwuonwu represented via Hiifan Andrew Abuul had written software to the courtroom to Subpoena CCB to soft the asset statement of the Governor earlier than the court docket.
News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), reports that the governor had long past to the courtroom over a document carried by using the newspaper in which it allegedly stated that he had declared N90 billion in his CCB belongings statement