The Head of Press and Public Relations Unit of the tribunal, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, in a statement on Saturday said the arraignment was following an application filed by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to the CCT Chairman on Friday for the trial to commence against the CJN on a six-count charge. “However, service of sumoms has been effected to the defendant, the three man panel led by Justice Danladi Y. Umar, will commence the trial on Monday, 14th January, 2019 at its courtroom, situated at the headquarter, along Jabi Daki biyu, Saloman Lar way, Abuja, at about 10:00am. “The application was filed yesterday by the operatives of CCB, dated 11st January, 2019 and signed by Musa Ibrahim Usman (Esq) and Fatima Danjuma Ali (Esq), containing 6 count charges all bothers on non declaration of asset,” the statement said. It was gathered that the charge bothers on alleged failure of the CJN to declare his assets as required by law and for operating Bank Domiciliary Foreign Currency Accounts. The Federal Government among others is accusing the CJN of refusal to declare his assets in breach of the provision of the Code of Conduct Bureau Act. He is also being accused of maintaining Domiciliary foreign currencies account which comprised Dollars Account, Pound Sterling Account and Euro Account which are alleged to be contrary to relevant laws, especially for public office holders. PREMIUM TIMES not, TheNigerialawyer obtained copies of the January 10 charges on Saturday. [pdf-embedder url="https://thenigerialawyer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/charges.pdf"]]]>

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