§ 77. Mr. J. Johnson
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies which Members of the House of Assembly and the House of Representatives in Nigeria
(a) NORTHERN REGION HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY Name Offence Result of Trial Mallam Abubakar (Ciroma of Bauchi) Extortion and embezzlement of cattle tax. One year's imprisonment. (b) EASTERN REGION HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY Name Offence Result of Trial M. W. Ubani … Obtaining money by false pretences Trial pending. *M. E. Ogon … Creating a disturbance and intimidating the police. Three months' imprisonment. Appeal pending. *D. C. Ugwu … Stealing Nine months' imprisonment. *E. U. Eronini … Stealing and embezzlement Nine months' imprisonment. Appeal pending. *Dr Nwafor Crizu … Stealing and embezzlement Seven years' imprisonment. S. J. Una … Dangerous driving Fined £50 and disqualified from holding licence. *N. Nwaeze … Running a lorry without insurance, and conveying unbooked loads on railway. Fined £15 on first charge and £2 on the second. *J. A. Wachuku … Holding public meeting without permit. Further information regarding the charge, which is of very recent date, is not yet available. — (c) WESTERN REGION HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY Name Offence Result of Trial *A. Adedoyin … Holding procession without permit Fined £50 or six months' imprisonment, and bound over in sum of £150 to keep the peace for two years. * These members were also elected to the House of Representatives.