Alleged Assault: Seadogs Want Umar Removed as CCT Chairman


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The growing calls for the removal and prosecution of Mr Danladi Umar as the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) continued unabated on Tuesday as the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) lend its voice to the calls for his removal.

Umar was on March 29 seen in a viral video physically assaulting a security guard, Mr Clement Sagwak, at the Banex Plaza, Abuja.

Many Nigerians had criticised his action as an act of misconduct enough for him to be sacked from office as CCT Chairman.

The NAS Capoon, Mr Abiola Owoaje in a press statement made available to THISDAY, titled ‘Danladi Umar is No Longer Fit For Public Office’ said the action of the CCT chairman “illustrates an unambiguous example of lawlessness, arrogant disdain for public morality and the violation of rights and dignity of a private citizen.”

Owoaje noted that the statement from the CCT’s spokesman and the interview by Mr Umar “offer neither…

Source: Thisday Newspaper