Supreme Court To Hear Saraki’s Appeal Against CCT Trial On Thursday

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The Supreme Court has fixed Thursday, December 3, to hear the appeal filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, challenging the majority judgment of the Court of Appeal in Abuja, which affirmed the competence of the charges of false assets declaration preferred against him and the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to entertain the case.

Saraki CCT Fraud CaseThe apex court’s decision to hear the appeal this week was contained in hearing notices sent to parties in the case, on Monday, November 30.

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It would be recalled, a five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice John Fabiyi (now retired) had on November 12, 2015 ordered stay of proceedings in Saraki’s trial pending the hearing and determination of the appeal.

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The Supreme Court had after issuing the order of stay of proceedings directed the Federal Government to respondent to Saraki’s appeal brief within seven days.



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