Alhassan removed as CCT spokesman after issuing controversial statement

Ibraheem Alhassan, the spokesperson of Code of Conduct Tribunal has been replaced after releasing a controversial statement on an alleged assault involving his boss, Danladi Umar.

The Chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar was caught on video physically assaulting a security man at Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja.

In an attempt to explain what transpired before the incident, the tribunal issued a statement which was signed by Ibraheem Al-Hassan, CCT spokesperson, which contained grammatical blunders and ethnic slurs.

Some of the grammatical errors are “video cliff” instead of “video clip”; “packing lot” instead of “parking lot”; “rode” instead of “rude”; “fixe” instead of “fix”.

The statement added that the mob that attacked his boss consisted of “BIAFRAN boys throwing matches and shape object to his car, which led to deep cut and dislocation in one of his fingers, causing damage to his car, smashing his windscreen”.

Alhassan said that he was instructed by his boss to include that Biafran boys attacked him, when this statement lead to a backlash.

Chief Registrar of the CCT, Abdumalik Shaibu, confirmed Alhassan recall by the Ministry of Information.He also confirmed Alhassans call for replacemant to the tribunal

The Chief Registrar was quoted as saying, “It is true. He was posted to us from there in the first place.

“I got the news that he has been recalled but there is no official letter yet from the ministry.

“I was told there is an official letter but we are still waiting for it. A replacement came in last week Friday, and Ibrahim came to introduce him to us.

“We are hoping an official letter will coming this week so that the new person can resume fully.”

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