The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) 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.
Those to be charged alongside the speaker are former Clerk of assembly, Aaron Timiye and former Accountant, Thomas Tamaraodubo.
Others are Owudogu Edward serving Clerk, of the assembly and Koroye Stephen, serving accountant of the assembly.
NAN reports that the arraignment, which was supposed to hold on Tuesday, was stalled due to ill health of the Chairman CCT, Justice Danladi Umar
The Federal Government filed four counts bordering on allegations of abuse of office against the defendants.
The charge was brought to the tribunal pursuant to Section 24 of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act.
According to the charge, the alleged actions of the defendants are contrary to paragraph 9 of the fifth schedule, part 1 of the 1999.