INDICATIONS have emerged that officials of Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, will between December 6 and 9, storm Akwa Ibom State, for trial of about 50 senior public officers who allegedly breached the code of conduct ethics.
A statement by Ibraheem Al-Hassan, Head, Press and Public Relations, CCT, Abuja, said: “The Code of Conduct Tribunal Chairman, Justice Danladi Yakubu Umar, has approved the itinerant session of the Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State, for trial of some Senior Public officers who breached the code of conduct ethics.
The itinerant session is scheduled to take place from the 6th to 9th of December, 2016 at the State High Court, Uyo, involving 50 public officers, comprising ex-Special Advisers, local government councillors that served between 2008 and 2009 and two Clerks from Esit and Etim Local Government areas.
“Tribunal’s itinerant session helps to clear up backlogs of cases in the zone within the period of the session, brings legal services to the door steps of defaulters, particularly the low-ranking public officers. It also serves as a means of publicizing the activities of the Tribunal within the zone.”