January 30, 2023



CCB: Senate panel offers Chairman, Commissioners 2 weeks to settle disaster

The Senate Committee on Ethics , Privileges and Public Petitions , has given the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Professor Mohammed Isah and federal commissioners of the company , two weeks to settle corruption – associated disaster rocking it.

The Committee gave the directive Thursday when the embattled chairman and the the warring six commissioners seem earlier than the committee as directed final week Friday.

Aggrieved Commissioners of the company led by Dr Emmanuel Attah had within the collectively signed petition, alleged that the embattled Chairman of CCB to have inside the final 4 years being blocking required investigations on petitions towards public officers with multi million and billion Naira property , not said of their property declaration kinds.

On the power of the allegations towards him, the CCB Chairman was to seem earlier than  the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions final Friday however was absent whereas 5 out of the six commissioners have been current.

Absence of the CCB Chairman nevertheless, made the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ayo Akinyelure (PDP Ondo Central) to with consent of different members ,  directed absentee Chairman to seem earlier than the committee unfailingly on Thursday , sixth October , 2022 by 2:00pm immediate. 

Particularly, one of many Commissioners, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma, together with others had on the Friday session, instructed journalists that they petitioned the Chairman to avoid wasting CCB from self – inflicted incapacitation slammed on it by the Chairman.

However on the Thursday session, the Committee led by Senator Ayo Akinyelure (PDP Ondo Central), directed them to resolve the disaster internally inside two weeks.

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