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EFCC Drags CCT Chairman, Umar, To Court Over N11.8m Bribe



The case was filed by the EFCC’s prosecuting counsel, Festus Keyamo at the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the Charge No: CR/109/18.

The second count charge read: “That you, Danladi Yakubu Umar, being the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal and presiding over a case with Charge No. CCT/ABJ/03/12, involving one Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo, sometime in 2012, in Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court did receive the sum of N1,800,000.00  from the said Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo, through your Personal Assistant by name Alhaji Gambo Abdullahi, for a favour to be afterwards shown to him in relation to the pending Charge (No. CCT/ABJ/03/12) in discharge of your official duties and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 12(1)(a) & (b) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2003.”


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