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NBA Condemns, Vows Probe Of Alleged Assault of Security Guard By CCT Chairman, Umar

The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned the alleged assault of a safety guard by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar.

In a press release issued by its Publicity Secretary, Rapulu Nduka, on Thursday, NBA mentioned Danladi’s motion was unlucky contemplating his excessive workplace.

The affiliation mentioned its preliminary investigation means that Umar didn’t uphold good conduct anticipated of a public officer occupying such excessive workplace as CCT Chairman.

It mentioned a committee of the affiliation could be tasked to research the circumstances resulting in the altercation.

It added that the physique would additionally be certain that applicable motion is taken to handle the prevalence relying on the result of the investigation.

The assertion learn, “The consideration of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has been drawn to the video making the rounds the place the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) – Danladi Yakubu Umar Esq., was seen, collectively along with his safety element, allegedly assaulting a citizen at Banex Plaza, in Wuse Abuja. 

“We perceive that this citizen turned out to be a 22-year-old worker of Jul Reliable Guards Services Limited, posted as a safety guard to the Plaza and who’s now reportedly hospitalised. 

“The NBA has additionally learn the assertion credited to the Head, Press and Public Relations of the CCT in response to the actions of Mr Umar.

“The NBA frowns on any show of bare energy by a public officer particularly one who, by advantage of his excessive workplace, is predicted to exhibit a excessive commonplace of conduct. 

“The state of affairs is all of the extra important when it entails the pinnacle of an company of authorities arrange to make sure compliance, by public officers, with the code of conduct.

“Further, as a member of the authorized occupation, Danladi Yakubu Umar Esq. is predicted, by the extant guidelines that regulate the conduct of authorized practitioners in Nigeria, to keep up a excessive commonplace of skilled conduct, and to not interact in any conduct which is unbecoming of a member of the authorized occupation. 

“Prima facie evidence available at the moment raise questions regarding whether such standards have been met.

“In view of the foregoing, the NBA shall through its relevant Committee, investigate the circumstances leading to the altercation, and depending on its findings, will ensure that appropriate action is taken to address this occurrence.”

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