Saraki Finally Appears At The Code Of Conduct Tribunal
After days of dilly-dallying, Senate President Bukola Saraki finally turned up at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Tuesday to answer charges of alleged corruption and false declaration of assets.
Saraki, who adorned a milk-coloured flowing ‘Agbada’, entered the court room with a number senators. He was guided to the second row of seats, where he sat poring over his phone.
The Senate President had made had said on Monday that he will appear at the Tribunal today after failing to get the at the Federal High Court in Abuja to halt his trial by the CCT .
The Court of Appeal also failed to grant his request seeking to quash the warrant of arrest issued on him by the CCT.
“Following the adjournment for the determination of the motion on notice and the substantive suit before the federal high court to 30 September, and the appeal pending before the court of appeal adjourned to 29 September, ?the senate president has decided, as a law abiding citizen, to appear before the tribunal in the interim,” a statement by his media office had said.