Senate Set to Investigate CCT Chairman Over Assault on Security Guard

The Senate on Tuesday mandated its standing Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate the alleged assault on a security guard, Clement Sargwak. by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, Danladi Umar, at Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja.

The decision of the Senate was sequel to a petition submitted to it by Senator Istifanus Gyang, on behalf of the victim.

The victim in the petition alleged that he was assaulted by Umar and a policeman attached to him after he informed him (Umar) that his car was wrongly parked.

He said the CCT boss slapped him severally and forced him to kneel down in the presence of everybody, while undergoing his lawful activities.

He therefore asked the Senate to ensure justice was done on his case.

The victim is an employee of Jul Reliable Guards Services Limited, posted as a security guard to Banex Plaza in Wuse.

The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, therefore ordered the Chairman of the Ethics panel, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, to investigate the matter and report back to the Senate within four weeks.