Senate Investigates Judge Over Assault On Security Guard

By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

The Senate has commenced investigation into the alleged assault of a security guard at Bannex Plaza Abuja by Code of Conduct Tribunal Judge Danladi Umar.

The Security Guard, Clement Sagwak, had petition the Senate through his Senator Istifanus Gyang (Plateau North).

Reading the petition, Gyang said the petitioner is seeking for justice haven been assaulted by the Tribunal Judge for doing his legitimate job.

Gyang said the petitioner alleged that the CCT Judge Dandadi Umar assaulted him, asked him to kneel down and also slapped him.

The President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan asked the Committee on Ethics and privileges headed by Sen Ayo Akinyelure to investigate the matter and report back in four weeks.

The Senate investigation is sequel to the establiment of the fact that the petitioner is yet to seek legal intervention.

Elanza News reports that the CCT boss, Umar, was caught on camera physically assaulting Mr Sargwak, at Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja, on March 29.

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