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Asset declaration: FG sues Ekweremadu, Akpan

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DEPUTY Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Senator Albert Bassey Akpan (Akwa Ibom North-East) have been sued by the Federal Government for allegedly making false entries in their asset declaration form.

Filed as a two-count charge in FHC /ABJ/CR/62/2018 and FHC/ABJ/CR/88/2018 against Ekweremmadu and Akpan respectively, the allegation borders on failure to declare some of their assets, for which the duo will be standing trial before Justice Binta Nyako and Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

The case which is being prosecuted by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) on behalf of the Federal Government yesterday saw both judges granting leave for the charges and other accompanying court documents to be served on the defendants through the Clerk of the National Assembly.

 

 

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