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Tribunal adjourns Saraki’s trial

22 September 2015, 13:17Tony Smart

Abuja - The Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned till October 21 the trial of the Senate President Bukola Saraki.

The Senate President had earlier pleaded not guilty to all charges read to him at the Code of Conduct Trial.

Counsel to the Senate President, Joseph Daudu, however expressed dissatisfaction with the decision of the tribunal.

Daudu said the time is too short considering the gravity of the allegation.

Saraki, who is facing a 13-count charge bordering on corruption and false assets declaration arrived at the Code of Conduct Trial in company of his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and other senators.

Also read: Saraki arrives CCT, media coverage banned

The Senate President twice refused to appear at the trial in Abuja.

The media was banned from covering the proceedings live

- News 24


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