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I will be at the Tribunal tomorrow – Saraki

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sarakiThe embattled Senate President, Dr. Bukola Sarak has promised to report before the Code of Conduct tomorrow. Justice Morri Adumein of the Court of Appeal in Abuja had on Monday refused the ex parte application filed by Saraki

seeking a stay of execution of the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Saraki posted on twitter that he will be in court tomorrow.

The Code of Conduct Tribunal ordered IG of Police to produce Senate President, Bukola Saraki in court tomorrow by 10:00 AM.

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, gave the ruling today, after Saraki failed to show up before the Tribunal for the second time.

Also, Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court in Abuja said the court will not waste time on interlocutory matters. 

He said, all pending matters have been adjourned till September 30 to hear both the substantive matters and preliminary objection. 

Saraki, on Monday, failed to appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal despite an arrest warrant issued against him by the Tribunal last Friday. 

Earlier Counsel to the Senate President, Daudu Joseph has said that the Code of Conduct Tribunal is not properly constituted, arguing that it must be made of the Chairman and two members.

Daudu noted that the tribunal is at present made up of the Chairman and a member. 

However, the Chairman of the Tribunal, Danladi Umar maintained that the tribunal is properly constituted. It then adorned for one hour to decide on Saraki’s absence.

Saraki is facing a 13-count charge bordering on alleged corruption and false declaration of assets, levelled against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).


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