The National body for former and serving Public Office Holders Association in Nigeria (POHAN) has condemn totally the alleged battering and rape against one of its member in Kogi State Mr Abdulmumuni Danga commissioner for water resources.
This was contained in a press statement issued from the office of the National president, Chief Deola Eseyin.
In the brief. It states, POHAN is a recognised body known for embracing moderate virtues and encouraging ethical conduct virtues and enforce compliance to public rules by its members and beyond.
It displease the association to receive a formal petition of an alleged rape and battering case on Miss Elizabeth Oyeniyi, alleged to have been done by the Commissioner for water Resources kogi state, Mr Abdulmumuni Danga.
Chief Eseyin said the public should be rest assured of the organised body unbiased integrity to ensuring justice is done to the two parties, regardless of who is involved. He said the disciplinary committee of the National body has been mandated to do an immediate thorough investigation to justify the allegations and ascertain the truth of the matter upon which POHAN leadership shall act.
The President who also described the act as inhumane and unethical and least expected of a public office holder who should be guided by codes of conduct and by exemplary leadership virtues to the public he unfortunately been caught in a gross ethical violation scandal. He further call on other public office holders across the nation to be cautioned of misuse of public office and be guided against violations of both ethical codes of conduct and the extent laws of the land that ensures and guards all citizens.
The brief also extended to commended the swift condemnation of the act by the Kogi State Government, he applaud the Governor of the State, Gov. Yahaya Bello for not aiding this gross violation of ethical conduct. He recommended to the Governor that for the purpose of equity, the Commissioner should step aside from official duties to face proper investigation on the matter until he is proven innocent of the allegations.
He added that the outcome of the case is keenly awaited by the entire public. Hence, every right measure must be taken to ensure justice is done to both parties and fair hearing should be granted to the alleged.