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EFCC charges CCT chairman with demanding N10m from accused

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday charged the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, with demanding and receiving favour from a defendant standing trial before the tribunal in 2012.

This came as the CCT last week fixed Tuesday for the continuation of the trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

Our correspondent learnt that the CCT, headed by Umar, had last week issued notices served on parties for the continuation of Saraki’s trial following the December 12, 2017 judgment of the Court of Appeal in Abuja on three counts false assets declaration.


The EFCC, through a private lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, filed the charges against Umar before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday.


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