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Taraba State Accountant General, Joel J. Lenubang Docked For Refusal To Declare Assets

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Code of Conduct Tribunal quizzes Serving Accountant General of Taraba State according to Ibraheem Al-hassan, Head, (Press Public Relations) of the Tribunal.

A serving Accountant General of Taraba state Mr Joel J. Lenubang was yesterday docked along with others at Code of Conduct Tribunal, allegedly for refusal to declare their assets as public officers contained in the Act establishing CCB T as enshrined in the 1999 constitution, as amended.

Mr Lenubang was charged for non-declaration of his assets sometime in 2003, but in swift reaction his Counsel Barr. Kolawole Olowookere, filed a notice of preliminary objection against the charge, arguing that the procedure for filling matters before the Tribunal was not complied with.

The Tribunal under the Chairmanship of Justice Danladi Umar Yakub, along with two other Members of the Tribunal,Justice Agwadza William Atedze and Justice Robert Isaac Odu (RTD) , ordered that written addresses be filed and served for argument at the next adjourned date of 10 of April 2014.

The case is contained in charge No: CCT/TR/14/08 at Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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