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I am disappointed over Supreme Court judgement – Saraki

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

Mr. Danladi Umar, Nigerian Code of Conduct Tribunal Judge

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Friday, expressed disappointment over ruling of the apex Court which dismissed his appeal challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal [CCT] to try him for corruption charges.

Saraki who reacted through his Media Adviser, Yusuph Olaniyonu, shortly after the judgement was delivered on Friday, Saraki said he would prove his innocence in the Court when trial resumes.

Olaniyonu states:

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 proffered 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.

 

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