Saraki Appears In CCT, Trial Adjourned Till March 18

Saraki-OnoBello Saraki in the company of senators 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki today appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for his ongoing trial over alleged false declaration of assets.

He was accompanied by a number of senators including Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, Ben Murray-Bruce, Dino Melaye, Stella Oduah and many others.

The prosecution and the defence counsel agreed on next Friday, March 18 for the argument of the motion on jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try Senate President BukolaSaraki on a charge of alleged false asset declaration slammed on him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).

President of the CCT, Danladi Umar, asked the defence to ensure that he served all motions and processes on the prosecution counsel to avoid further delay of the trial.

He then adjourned the case to Friday, March 18, 2016, for moving of the motion and possible hearing of the substantive matter.

The Senate President sat in the dock as the lawyers prosecution and the defence exchanged arguments.

 

Source: Vanguard


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