Hon. Danladi Yakubu Umar, Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal, 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 by the Tribunal’s Judges soon.
The decision was taken due to the ongoing round-table discussion, involving CCT and other critical stakeholders within and outside the country, to develop the Code of Ethics and Practice Directions for the Code of Conduct Tribunal, to ensure fair and speedy trials, sponsored by the 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, which ends in September 2016. The new dates would be communicated to them appropriately.
The Tribunal regrets the pains caused by the sudden change.