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b)Prohibition of Foreign AccountsPublic officers are not allowed to maintain or operate a bank account in anycountry outside Nigeria.c)Retired Public Officers/Certain Retired Public Officers18
No Public officer shall, after retirement from public service and while takingpension from public funds, accept more than one remunerative position of acompany controlled by the Government or any public authority. The holders ofthe offices of President, Vice-President, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Governor andDeputy Governor of a State are prohibited from service or employment inforeign companies or foreign enterprises.d) Gifts or Benefits In-KindA public officer shall not ask for or accept any gift or benefit for himself or anyother person, in the discharge of his duties. However, he may accept personalgifts or benefits from relatives or friends as recognized by custom only.e) Bribery of Public OfficersA public officer should not receive any property, gift or benefit of any kind as abribe for granting a favour in the performance of his duties.f)Abuse of PowersA public officer shall not do or cause to be done, in abuse of his position, anyarbitrary thing which prejudices the rights of others.g) Membership of SocietiesA public officer shall not belong to a society, the membership of which runsincompatible with the dignity of his office.PARAGRAPH 11 OF THE FIFTH SCHEDULE, PART 1, states that everypublic officer shall within three months after the coming into force of this Codeof Conduct or immediately after taking office and thereafter:(a) at the end of every four years, and(b) at the end of his term of office,(i) Submit to the Code of Conduct Bureau a written declaration of all hisproperties, assets and liabilities and those of his unmarried children under theage of eighteen years.(ii) Any statement in such declaration that is found to be false by any authorityor person authorized in that behalf to verify it shall be deemed to be a breach ofthis Code.(iii) Any property or assets acquired by a public officer after any declarationrequired under this Constitution and which is not fairly attributable to income,gift or loan approved by this Code shall be deemed to have been acquired inbreach of this Code unless the contrary is proved.CODE OF CONDUCT TRIBUNALComposition:1. A chairman2. Two other persons.Punishments Imposed By Code of Conduct Tribunal on Guilty PublicOfficers19
i. Trial at Tribunal for jail convictionii. Forfeiture of the affected assetsiii. Prohibition from holding public office for some timeiv. Prohibition from holding Public office permanentlyv. Jail and forfeiture of assetsvi. Publication in Gazette and National dailies of convicted officersvii. Loss of employment or job.

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