CCT Asset Declaration Trail : Saraki Expresses Disappointment In Supreme Court Judgement

The president of the Nigerian senate, Senator Bukola Saraki has expressed disappointment in the Supreme Court Judgement of the alleged assets declaration leveled against him by the Code o Conduct Tribunal.
He has earlier sought an appeal at the apex court to assert the jurisdiction of the lower court on his trial without duly interview by the constitutional provided means of interview by the Code of Conduct Bureau, before appearance at the CCT.

The embattled Senate president who replied in a statement signed by his director media Yusuph Olaniyonu expressed worry over the judgement of the apex court promised to have his days to prove himself innocent before the CCT Court.

"After listening to the ruling of the Supreme Court in the appeal he filed to challenge the process of arraigning him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki hereby states as follows :

1. He expresses disappointment over the Judgment of the apex court in the country on the six grounds of his appeal

2.  He however will like to put it on record that the facts of the substantial matter are not before the Supreme Court since the apex court was only invited to rule on some preliminary issues in the process of commencing the trial.

3. The Senate President believes he will have his day in the court to prove his innocence of the charges preferred against him during the trial proper.

4. Dr. Saraki will like to thank everyone who has expressed support for him from the beginning of the case. He assures everyone that at the end of the day truth will prevail and justice will be served"., The Statement Read.
It would be recalled that the senate president , Senator Bukola Saraki had sought an interpretation appeal at the Supreme court on matter of jurisdiction on full workings of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal which was dismissed by the court of appeal.



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