The group, in a statement it issued on Friday, alleged that most of the defaulters of the Act are political office holders.
Coordinator of CCT Programme in Ondo State, Tosin Olupona, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Tuesday in Akure, the State capital.
Umar made his intention known in a statement by Atekojo Samson Usman, Chief Information Officer to CCT on Sunday in Abuja.
Dickson said in a statement by his Media Adviser, Fidelis Soriwei, on Wednesday that the anti-graft agency had questioned
Also included in the suit, as stated in the Originating Summons dated 13th July , 2021, are the president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; the chairman and members of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions as well as the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami .
The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the CCT boss.
The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, made this known when he addressed newsmen.
The Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Ayo Akinyelure, issued the directive when Umar appeared before the committee on Tuesday in Abuja to answer allegations of assault by a security guard, Clement Sagwak.
The CCT spokesperson, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, has also tendered a public apology over his poorly written press release, which he said was an unedited draft he shared with few friends for corrections.
Paraphrasing the adage: “He who wears the shoe knows where it pinches,” the late Reggae maestro, the legendary Robert Nesta Marley, aka Bob Marley, told us: “Who feels it, knows it.” Thus, whether or not the media headlines the life-changing social investment programmes taking place deep into Nigeria’s 774 local governments, it does not erase the joy of thousands of the vulnerable and poor who, hitherto, had been abandoned to a life of abject poverty and forlorn hopes.
Farouq disclosed this while flagging off the training of Independent Monitors at the state level on Thursday in Yola.
Katagum, who stated this at the beginning of a three days training for CCT Local Government Councils (LGA) Facilitators on savings and group mobilization in Bauchi on Saturday, said the state governor had directed the increase because it had remained static at 23,000 for the past three years.
This, according to her, was for the Conditional Cash Transfer to vulnerable Nigerians across the country.
The order was contained in a statement signed by the Head of Press and Public Relations of the CCT, Ibraheem Al-Hassan.
The Federal Government on Monday said it has spent over N52 million on vulnerable women in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa under the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme.
The Federal Government has disbursed N65 million to 6,500 vulnerable women in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa under the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme.
The Nigerian Bar Association has risen from its 59th Annual General Conference with a call on the Supreme Court to clarify whether the Code of Conduct Tribunal is an organ of the executive arm or a quasi-judicial tribunal capable of being vested with criminal jurisdiction.
Saraki, who said this in a statement by his spokesman, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Monday, spoke against the backdrop of the allegation by the EFCC that he was engaging in a media war with the anti-corruption agency.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday fixed July 4 for the arraignment of former Speaker of Bayelsa, Kombowei Benson and four other serving and former staff of the assembly over alleged abuse of office.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal says the Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Kombowei Benson, and four other serving and former staff of the assembly will be arraigned in the court on May 22.