El-Rufai Assets: Judge Orders Arrests Of CCB Chairman

The Kaduna State High Court 2 has issued a warrant for arrest against
the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) for contempt of court.

The arrest warrant was issued on Friday following a suit between Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Today’s Publishing Company Limited.

A warrant form directed the police to arrest the CCB boss

and produce him before the court reconvenes on February 13, 2019.The suit had been pending before the court.

Today Publishing Company, publisher of The Union Newspapers, had filed
an application requesting the court to subpoena the CCB chair to produce
the governor’s asset declaration in the court.

The presiding judge, Justice Mario Mohammed, granted the approval
based on the application filed by counsel for The Union Newspapers,
J.N. Egwuonwu (SAN), during the continuation of defence at the
previous sitting.

Egwuonwu, represented by Hiifan Abuul, had written an application to
the court to subpoena the CCB to tender the asset declaration of the
governor before the court, but he refused to appear.


Tony Orji

Dr. Tony Orji is the founder and owner of Success Tonics Blog. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

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