By Modupe Gbadeyanka
Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court was on Thursday arraigned by the Federal Government before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja over allegations bordering on false declaration of assets.
FG alleged that Justice Ngwuta did not inform the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) that he owned about 28 plots of land in the assets declaration form filled between June 2, 2011 and July 19, 2016.
He was specifically accused of failing to declare to the CCB that he owned 22 plots of land at Chief Igwe Uga Avenue, Abakaliki, as well as failed to declare six plots of land at Frank Okoroafor Avenue, Abakaliki.
Other allegations was that the jurist failed to declare Peugeot Saloon with Vehicle No: VRG55513890295200 and Chassis No: VF34B5FV9BS069213, Registration No: ABC566RL and count five revealed that he failed to declare a Wrangler Jeep with Vehicle No: VRG55535620346898 and Chassis No: IJ4GA591581626734, Registration No: RSH526AJ.
Also are three duplexes at Chinedu Ogah Avenue, Ntezi, Aba in Abakaliki he allegedly failed to declare while being a Justice of the Supreme Court.
FG further alleged that he engaged in purchase and sale of rice, palm oil and other related products, while being a Justice of the Supreme Court and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 6 of the Code Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, Cap C15 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and punishable under Section 23(2) of the same Act.
more recommended stories
Media/PR Consultant Decries Erosion of Professionalism
A Public Relations/media consultant, Mr Okechukwu.
Port Harcourt Mall Safe for Customers—Manager
The management and owners of the.
Ikeja Electric Upgrades Facilities to Serve Customers Better
By Modupe Gbadeyanka The management of.
Interswitch’s Eromosele Among 10 Most Inspiring Nigerian Women
In a bid to reward hard.
Zulum Calls for More Deployment of Agro Rangers Personnel
Borno State Governor, Prof. Umara Zulum.
Pandemonium as Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Mall
By Dipo Olowookere There was confusion.
Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Katsina
By Modupe Gbadeyanka A small plane.
Full Transcript of President Buhari June 12 Speech
All Praise is due to GOD.