Senate Invest CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar Over Alleged Assault

By Sanni Onogu, Abuja

The Senate on Tuesday alluded a request against executive of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi Umar over supposed attack on a watchman, Clement Sagwak, at Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja.

The episode happened on March 29, 2021.

Sagwak had likewise appealed to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to test the episode.

Representative Istifanus Gyang (Plateau North) presented an appeal on the episode to the Senate in the interest of his constituent, Sagwak.

Sagwak, had in his appeal dated April 9 2021 and endorsed by his legal advisor, Samuel Ihensekhien, blamed the CCT director for maltreatment of force, attack, torment, and ‘xenophobia’.

A viral five-minute video caught Umar and the watchman having a fight at the square.

Sagwak, 22, and a representative of Jul Reliable Guards Services Limited, told the Senate he was assaulted by Umar a month ago.

He said he was attacked by Umar and a cop joined to him after he educated him (Umar) that his vehicle was not appropriately left.

He said the CCT manager slapped him a few times and constrained him to bow down within the sight of everyone while going through his legitimate exercises.

Representative Gyang said his constituent is requesting that the Senate examine the episode and guarantee equity is served.

He approached the Senate to give the appeal a fast thought.

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, alluded the appeal to the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to report back to entire in about a month.

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