Pursuant to paragraph 11 of Part 1 of the Fifth Schedule to the 1999 Constitution (as amended), every public officer is required to submit to the Code of Conduct Bureau a written declaration of all his properties, Assets and liabilities and those of his/her spouse (if not a public officer) and his unmarried children under the age of eighteen years. Any Statement in such declaration that is found to be false by any authority or person authorized in that behalf to verify it shall be deemed to be a breach of this Code.
2.To this end, the Bureau has commenced its 2016, 4th Quarter cycle of Conference and Field Verifications of Assets of top Public Officers. Accordingly, letters of invitation have been dispatched to Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Service Chiefs and other top Public Officers. Those invited are: