CCT Adjourns Saraki, Other Cases to September 2016

CCT Chairman, Danladi Yakubu Umar
CCT Chairman, Danladi Yakubu Umar

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has adjourned its sittings till after the 2016 annual recess.

Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar, on Tuesday adjourned all sittings scheduled for this week and those to come within July and August till after the tribunal’s judges, who are set to embark upon a recess soon, resume.

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The decision was taken due to the ongoing Roundtable Discussion involving CCT and other critical stakeholders within and outside the country, to develop the Code of Ethics and Practice Directions for the Code of Conduct Tribunal to ensure fair and speedy trials, sponsored by European Union, EU, and implemented by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC.

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He however, assured litigants currently with cases before the court, that new dates would be communicated to them in September, 2016, after the tribunal resumes.

A statement signed by Ibraheem Al-hassan, Head, Press Relations of CCT, said “The Tribunal regrets the pains caused by the sudden change.”

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