- The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has given its deadline for public office holder in Nigeria to submit their asset declaration forms
- President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo have Tuesday, May 28, to submit their forms to the CCB
- The body also disclosed that that outgoing lawmakers in the National Assembly have Saturday, June 8, as their deadline
As their inauguration approaches, President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo have been until Tuesday, May 28, the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to submit their assets declaration forms.
This was made public by the chief press secretary of the CCB, Charity Utok, who revealed that outgoing lawmakers in the National Assembly have Saturday, June 8, as their deadline to the same, Vanguard reports.
Utok also said that public office holders affected by the directed include the president, the vice-president, president and deputy president of the Senate, speaker and deputy speaker of the House of Representatives and speakers and deputy speakers of state Houses of Assembly and all members of legislative houses.
Others are governors and deputy governors, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the attorney general of each state, ministers, commissioners and secretary to the government of the federation.
Added to this, the spokesperson of the CCB said that the incoming political office holders were given not more than three months to make their declarations to the body.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku, had declared his assets ahead of the inauguration of his second term in office scheduled for Wednesday, May 29.
The declaration, which complied with the requirements for all public office holders in Nigeria, was issued in a statement by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Bala Dan Abu.
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