BREAKING: FCT High Court Officials axed, demoted Over Shocking Revelations In Ifeanyi Ubah Vs Obinna Uzor
Court Registrar on the run
Several officials of the Federal Capital Territory [FCT] High Court Officials have been axed, while others face demotion following the shocking revelations made in the Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah versus Dr. Obinna Uzor case.
The affected High Court staffs include:
In an earlier publication, ElombahNews report that the Petitions/Complaints Committee submitted its report of investigation on the complaint filed by Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah against some staff of High Court 25, Abuja, in the case involving Barr. Obinna Uzor.
In its shocking findings, the Committee after investigation and careful study of evidence adduced and all the exhibits tendered discovered that the entire suit contracted in CV/3044/18 was a fraud and does not exist in FCT High Court record.
It was also discovered that the purported suit was not assigned by the Hon. Chief Judge and not found on any High Court register except the mutilated register in the process unit.
Recall that ElombahNews had reported that Dr. Obinna Uzor forged and falsified court documents which he used to obtain a fraudulent judgement that purportedly sacked Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressives Party [YPP] from the Senate.
The Petitions/Complaints Committee, while noting the fact that this is not the first time complaints of this nature are leveled against Commissioners for Oath, the Committee thereafter, recommended tthe following sanctions against the court officials:
- Based on the findings on Kingsley Okoroh Ebibrah at findings number 5, Committee believes he exhibited a gross misconduct which is inimical to the image of the service.
This, the Committee noted, is a serious misconduct as stipulated in PSR 030402 (a), (b) (t) and recommends his dismissal from the service of FCT High Court in accordance with PSR 030401.
- Based on the Committee finding on Micheal Enuenwosu Uche an Assist. Executive officer on GL 06, ·the Committee believes his action is a serious misconduct as stipulated in PSR 030402 (a), (b) and (t), and recommended his dismissal from the service of the FCT High Court In line with PSR 030401.
- The Committee believes that the Officer Maku Felix’s action is a serious misconduct as stipulated in PSR 030402 (a)/ (b) and (t).
The Committee recalled that the officers past records and behaviors in OJ/91/14 Dr. Joseph Aluya Vs Fergason Ukanacho where he fraudulently re-issued a cheque of N 2,070,000 in October/ 2015 and was arrested by operatives of Police Divisional Headquarter, Wuse Zone 3, which are inimical to the image of the service. In view of this/ the Committee recommends his dismissal from the service of the FCT High Court In line with PSR 030401.
- Based on the finding by the Committee on Ibrahim Yau, an Assist. Chief Registrar on GL 14, the Committee believes his action is misconduct as stipulated in PSR 030301 (h). In view of this the Committee recommends reduction in his rank by a Grade level in accordance with the guidelines for appointment, promotion and discipline. He should also be relieved as Commissioner for Oath.
- Based on finding number 9, the officer, Abiodun O. Kolawole Chief Clerical Officer on GL 07 action amount to misconduct as stipulated In PSR 030301 (h). The Committee, therefore, recommends reduction in his rank by a Grade Level in accordance with the guidelines for appointments, promotions and discipline.
- Based on the findings on Ishaq Umar a principal Registrar II GL12 Officer, the Committee believes that his action amount to misconduct as stipulated in PSR 030301 (g) and (h). In view of this, the Committee recommends reduction in the officer’s rank by a Grade Level in accordance with the guidelines for appointment, promotion and discipline.
He should also be relieved of his schedule as Commissioner for Oath.
- In view of the findings on .Shaibu G. Alhassan the Committee recommends that he should be exonerated of the entire allegation leveled against him.
The Committee also recommended that, henceforth:
- All Commissioners for Oath should be lawyers.
- Process unit and appeal unit should be provided with computers to help check excesses of some staff.
- Based on the fact that document on transit can be altered by the person transmitting them, the Committee recommends that Appeal Unit should be directed to stop receiving and certifying records presented by lawyers even if they have been certified by the Registrars. The Registrars should be directed to transmit court certified documents personally to appeal unit or send a bailiff.
Meanwhile, this medium was also reliably informed that the Court Registrar is on the run following the allegations leveled against him in which he has been found culpable.