Lagos - A Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, seeking to stop his trial in Abuja, Channelstv reports.
Justice Ibrahim Buba held that the court lacks jurisdiction to hear the application.
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Saraki is standing trial on a 13-count criminal charge preferred against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over alleged false assets declaration.
Saraki was alleged to have operated foreign accounts while being the Governor of Kwara State and transferred the sum of $73 223.28 from his GTB domiciliary account to an American Express account.
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- News 24