Breaking: Senate Probes CCT Chairman Danladi Umar Over Assault

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CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, Danladi Umar, will be probed by the senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions for allegedly assaulting a security guard in Abuja.

VANTAGE NEWS reported that Umar was caught on camera publicly brutalising a security guard at Banex plaza in Abuja.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, gave the directive after the Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, laid a petition before the Senate on behalf of the victim, Clement Sargwak.

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The 22-year-old victim through his representative in the red chamber alleged in his petition that Umar and a policeman attached to him assaulted him after he (security guard) informed him (Umar) that his car was wrongly parked at the plaza where he came to buy things.

The victim is an employee of Jul Reliable Guards Services Limited, posted as a security guard to Banex Plaza, in Wuse, Abuja.

According to the victim, Umar slapped him severally and humiliated him in the presence of other staff and users of the plaza.

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The Chairman of the Ethics panel, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, was asked to investigate the matter and submit a report within four weeks.

Umar, had since denied the allegation stating that he was assaulted by some miscreants at the plaza.

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