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Saraki attends CCT trial with 30 senators, 66 lawyers

11 March 2016, 16:25

Abuja - Embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday attended his ongoing trial at Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in company of 30 senators.

Some of the senators present include Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Abdullahi Sabi, Hope Uzodinma, Dino Melaye, and Sam Anyanwu.

Others are Ben Murray-Bruce, Shehu Sani, and Stella Oduah.

Also read: Saraki’s trial adjourned till March 18

Aside the 30 senators, who showed solidarity with Saraki, the Senate President was represented in court by 66 lawyers.

Among his lawyers were seven Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN).

Some of the lawyers are Kanu Agabi (SAN), lead counsel; Mahmud Magaji (SAN) and Alphonsus Ogar.

The case has been adjourned till March 18 following a fresh application by Saraki challenging the jurisdiction of the court to try him.

- News 24


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