Abuja - The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday struck out an appeal filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging his arraignment and trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), reports Channels TV.
The court in its judgement threw out all five issues raised by Senate President before it.
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The court ruled that the trial of Saraki by the CCT was in order.
Saraki had approached the court, seeking to stop his trial for alleged false declaration of assets at the CCT.
Justice Danladi Umar-led tribunal had to defer hearing on the case against Saraki till November 5, to await the outcome of Saraki's appeal.
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- News 24