The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Simon Lalong to investigate the financial activities of the Jang administration has commenced sitting today 5th October 2016.
During the inaugural public sitting at the Azi Nyako Youth Center in Jos the Plateau State Capital, Chairman of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry, Justice Stephen Adah said 105 memoranda were submitted to the Commission and all parties concern have been served with copies of the memoranda to present their own submissions, personally or through any Legal representative.
The Chairman insist that the commission is on a fact-finding mission with the mandate to inquire into the terms of reference given, make its findings and recommendations which is considered necessary and submit its report within three months from the date of inauguration or such extended period as the Governor may approve.
The State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Jonathan Mawiyau in his remark said the Commission is to investigate not prosecute anyone, expressing confidence that the Chairman and members of the Commission has what it takes to deliver on the assignment.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry was inaugurated by Governor Simon Lalong on the 17th August, 2016 to investigate the financial activities of the government that was in charge of the state from May 29th, 2007 to May 29th, 2015.