The senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions has given the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, a 48 hours ultimatum to appear before it over allegations of corruption levelled against him.
The senate, in a letter, signed by the clerk of the committee, Freedom Odolo, on Monday, said Umar was asked to appear unfailingly by 2pm on Thursday, adding that he should come along with 12 copies of any written submission he may wish to present.
The letter read: “Your letter with reference number CCT/HQ/ 126/S/ 111/ 515 dated 1st April, 2016 in which you requested for more time to enable you attend the hearing was received.
“After due consideration of your request, the Committee rescheduled the hearing to give you at least two weeks from the 4th of April when you should have appeared.
“Accordingly, you are now required to appear unfailingly as follows: Thursday, 21st April, 2016, Meeting Room 120 New Senate Building, National Assembly Complex. Time: 2pm
“Please, remember to come personally along with 12 copies of any written submission you may wish to present”