Image: Senate President Bukola Abubakar Saraki
We will be testing the decision of the CoA at Supreme Court – Saraki’s lawyer
Elombah.com is following the judgement in Court of Appeal [CoA] in the Senate President Bukola Abubakar Saraki case and will be furnishing gists and updates as follows:
Saraki was properly served with the charges – CoA
The Interpretation Act becomes a very helpful piece of legislative ingenuity – CoA
The CCT has limited criminal jurisdiction. But is it a court? – CoA
There is no inherent difference btw a court and tribunal -CoA
The CCT has the power to impose appropriate sanction on erring public officer -CoA
Phrases and terminology used in CCT/Act are phrases used in criminal trial – CoA
Tribunal was misled to believe that FHC order barred its proceedings – CoA
There was no order stopping the CCT’s proceedings – CoA
By virtue of section 174(1) and (2) trial can’t be postponed because AGF is absent – CoA
Section 174(1) and (2) has justified M.S Hassan a Deputy Director to file the charges- CoA
Justice Moore Adumen of the Court of Appeal this morning upheld the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
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