Bukola Saraki Trial: Senate President Pleads Not Guilty

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Saraki pleads not guilty to tribunal

Senate President Bukola Saraki has made his appearance at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, where he is facing charges.

Saraki pleads not guilty to tribunal: Senate president finally enters dock
Saraki pleads not guilty to tribunal: Senate president finally enters dock

Saraki pleaded not guilty to the 13-count charge of false declaration of assets and corruption.

READ: Saraki Agrees To Appear At The Code Of Conduct Tribunal On Tuesday

Saraki’s lawyer, JB Daudu, had initially tried to prevent Saraki from taking the stand, claiming the tribunal wasn’t meant for criminal charges.

The tribunal’s chairman, Danladi Umar however ignored Daudu’s request, and insisted Saraki enter the dock and take his plea.

More as this story develops.

 

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer.
E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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