Code of Conduct tribunal adjourns sittings till September

CHAIRMAN, Code of Conduct Tribunal, Honourable Danladi Yakubu Umar, on Tuesday, adjourned all sittings scheduled for this week and those to come within July and August till after the resumption from recess to be embarked on by the tribunal judges soon.

The decision was taken due to the ongoing roundtable discussion involving CCT and other critical stakeholders within and outside the country, to develop the Code of Ethics and Practice Directions for the tribunal to ensure fair and speedy trials.

It is being sponsored by European Union (EU) and implemented by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

He, however, assured litigants currently with cases before the court that they would have their new dates shortly after the vacation.

“The tribunal regrets the pains caused by the sudden change,” a release signed by the Head, Press & Public Relations, Ibraheem Al-hassan, noted.