The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned the trial of the embattled President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki to November 5th & 6th 2015 to allow the Court of Appeal deliver its judgement on Mr Saraki’s application to stop the proceeding at the CCT.
According to SaharaReporters, the prosecution counsel, Jacob Rotimi told the tribunal at the resumed hearing today that the Court of Appeal who asked all parties to come before it could not give ruling on October 19th as scheduled.
He urged to uphold the integrity Court of Appeal and await its judgement and, therefore, asked the tribunal to adjourn the hearing for two weeks to enable the Court of Appeal deliver its judgement. He cautioned the tribunal not to disrespect the higher court.
Mr Saraki’s counsel, Mahmud Magaji agreed and said his client would not oppose to the adjournment as it would be in the interest of justice but wanted the tribunal to adjourn indefinitely as the Court of Appeal has adjourned indefinitely in giving its ruling.
Mr Saraki arrived the trial venue accompanied by at least 50 Senators of the federal republic of Nigeria
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