Court orders arrest of CCB Boss

State High , on Friday, issued a warrant of arrest against the Chairman of Code of Conduct Bureau, , Dr. Muhammed  Isah, for contempt.

The warrant of arrest was issued by  Justice Mario Mohammed after the chairman had ignored several summons by the in a suit between State Governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i and Today’s publishing Company Limited, and one other.

A warrant form obtained directed that police personnel and authorities should arrest the Chairman and produce him before the on Feb. 13, 2019.

Earlier, Today Publishing Company, the publisher of The Union Newspapers, had filed application requesting the court to subpoena Chairman to produce assets declaration of El-Rufai in court after several efforts it made to obtain it from the failed.

Justice Mohammed granted the approval based on the application filed by Counsel to The Union Newspapers, Mr J.N. Egwuonwu (SAN), during the continuation of defence at previous sitting.

Egwuonwu, represented by Hiifan Andrew Abuul, had written application to the court to Subpoena CCB to tender the asset declaration of the Governor before the court.

News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), reports that the governor had gone to the court over a report carried by the newspaper in which it allegedly stated that he had declared N90 billion in his CCB assets declaration form.(NAN)

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