Saraki's Trail Resumes At Code of Conduct Tribunal, Adjourned | The Street Reporters Newspaper Saraki's Trail Resumes At Code of Conduct Tribunal, Adjourned | The Street Reporters Newspaper

Saraki’s Trail Resumes At Code of Conduct Tribunal, Adjourned

Kindly Share this Story

This post has already been read 13 times!

The case against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Abubakar Saraki resumed for hearing at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday after the judgement of Supreme Court upholding the competence of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to entertain the matter.

At the resumed session in Abuja, the prosecution counsel led by the Rotimi Jacob (SAN), addressed the Court that the matter was to come up yesterday, the 10the of March; the Counsel to the Defence, Chief Kanu Godwin Agabi (SAN) copied him a letter on 26th February, demanding for the arraignment today, and he affirmed his readiness for the case to commence.

He said his witnesses are ready to testify.

On his part, the Defence Counsel led by Chief Kanu Godwin Agabi (SAN), stated that he has filed a preliminary objection before the Tribunal which was served at the Federal Ministry of Justice which should be heard and ruled upon, before proceeding with the substantive matter.

ALSO READ  Kachikwu’s Parallel ADC Structure Is Diversionary, Futile - Says Campaign DG

The prosecuting counsel, Mr. Jacob (SAN) contended that similar efforts were made by the defence counsel to scuttle the trial by filing motions, yet the accused go about granting press conferences that he is being persecuted not prosecuted.

He added that already, the Supreme Court has dealt with the matter and he urged the Tribunal to quash the motion and allow the case to proceed.

After heated debate between the counsels, it was later agreed that the matter to be adjourned at the instance of the CCT Chairman, Hon Danladi Yakubu Umar on March 18, 2016.

ALSO READ  CNPP Calls For Reversal of Order Revoking Licences of 52 Broadcasting Stations is your BREAKING NEWS platform.

Do you have Breaking news or Opinion article for us?
Call: 0817 504 7979
Or Email Us:
Follow Us on Twitter @streetreporters
Join Our Fans on Facebook:
Visit Our Website:

You can call us using the “Call Us Now” button on this site. Or Email your article or press release to us via: and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @StreetReporters and Facebook at to get our latest updates! ============================ Dear Reader,

To serve our readers with free authentic and comprehensive information is becoming more and more expensive by the day. So, we request that you support us daily, monthly or annually with any amount to assist us in providing daily free access to our publications to our readers. To support THE STREET REPORTERS NEWSPAPER, you can pay into the company's corporate account: Wema Bank (ALAT BY WEMA): Account Name: THE STREET SERVICES AND MEDIA RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNT NUMBER: 7358221463.

ALSO READ  Police Apologize To Agba Jalingo As Gov. Ayade’s In-Law Fails To Defend Criminal Defamation Petition
Sterling Bank: Account Name: THE STREET SERVICES AND MEDIA RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL Account Number: 8227410821 And if you would like us to connect with you and add you or your organisation to our list of Partners, send details of your bank transfer and Whatsapp number via email to: OR Whatsapp number: +2348175047979 Send press releases, media coverage invites to:

Kindly Share this Story

The Street Reporters Newspaper is reliable latest news portal and publishes opinions, business news, politics, and sports news from Nigeria and the world.

Notify of
Enter your name
Enter a valid email address to comment
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
Call Now ButtonCall Us Now!