March 24, 2016 – Bukola Saraki Loses Bid To Stop CCT Corruption Trial, Justice Umar Adjourned Case To April 5
For the 5th time in a row, embattled Senate President Saraki has lost his bid to put an end to his corruption trial at the CCT (Code of Conduct Tribunal).
Today, Justice Umar agreed with Chief Kanu Agabi that the CCT has the right to hear the case of Saraki’s false declaration of asset and thus will proceed with the case.
The proceedings started at 10:20am, Saraki entered the dock at 10:24 am.
The case has been adjourned for trial on April 5, 2016.
Insiders alleged that Saraki has bribed journalists and photographers to prevent his pictures from leaking to the public.