Saraki Arrives Daily CCT Trial 2 Hours Late, How Justice Umar Retaliated

April 20, 2016  –  Saraki Arrives Daily CCT Trial Two Hours Late, How Justice Umar Retaliated

Saraki dared the CCT yesterday as he held up the proceeding for over two hours to preside over senate plenary.

Chairman of CCT, Justice Danladi Umar, had ruled on Monday that the Senate president’s trial would henceforth commence at 10am and end at 6pm daily.

Saraki who had promised that the trial would not affect the smooth running of the Senate called the Red Chamber to order at about 10.30am, presided for about an hour and then left at about 11.31am to attend his trial. Saraki, accompanied by his colleagues arrived the tribunal at 11:55 am.

But in what could be described as a retaliation or power show, the tribunal chairman also refused to commence trial until one hour, forty minutes after the arrival of Saraki, without any explanation or excuse.

justice danladi umarDanladi Umar

The tribunal also declined request by Saraki for a one-week adjournment insisting that trial must continue on day-to-day basis in line with its earlier ruling. Tribunal Chairman, said the decision of the tribunal was in line with the provisions of section 396 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.

13 thoughts on “Saraki Arrives Daily CCT Trial 2 Hours Late, How Justice Umar Retaliated

  1. This trial of a thing don dey long sef, so since wey una don detect wetin him do and if na to jail am jail am one time make we face another looter issue, see no he don dey form immunity small small
    Abeg looters plenty to face trail, No time to waste time

  2. kudos to the tribunal chairman.Everyman is a king in his backyard.You just have to show attitude to certain individuals,I hail ur action sir.

  3. See how power dey jam power at any slightest opportunity.
    Everytin keep on looking like a child play do to d way dey handle d case of saraki..
    I don’t know wen the country like nigeria & d subject will realise dat law is not a respecter of man.

  4. Very good next time he will be there on time. but why is this case really take long, Nigeria with connections hmmmmmmn

  5. LAW MAKER WHO CAN’T KEEP TO TIME.THAT IS HOW MOST OF LEADERS BEHAVE. U CAN’T UR CAKE AND STILL HAVE IT.

  6. I appreciate you mr chiarman,buth can nigeria prove to us that we still have law in that country.and that nobody is above the law,if nigeria is going to be good it will start from someone,pls nigerian are surfring bring all this corrupt people to judgement on time

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