Supreme Court To Decide Saraki’s Appeal Against CCT On Feb 5

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The Supreme Court has on Thursday, December 3, set February 5, 2016 as the date for judgment in the appeal of Senate President Bukola Saraki against the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).Saraki CCT Fraud Case

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The Chief Judge of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed, who led a panel of seven judges, announced the date after hearing the brief of the counsels to the plaintiff and the respondent.

The senate president had recently lodged an appeal at the Supreme Court, challenging the Appeal Court judgment that ruled in favour of the continuation of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT over alleged false assets declaration.

Saraki is facing 13 count charges bordering on false assets declaration at the tribunal when he as governor of Kwara state in 2003.

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The Supreme Court had ordered the tribunal to halt the trial pending the determination of Saraki’s appeal.



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