Senate Suspends Amendment Of CCB Act

 Senate Suspends Amendment Of CCB Act

Senate_Chamber_118774062-e1371933422986The Senate after a lengthy closed session emerged to announce the suspension of the investigation of Senator Kabiru Marafa.
Senator Marafa is being investigated by the Senate Ethics and Privileges Committee for allegedly granting interviews aligning with former President Olusegun Obasanjo that members of the National Assembly are corrupt.
The upper chamber also asked Senators in court over issues involving the running of the Senate to consider withdrawing such issues.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu who announced resolutions at the closed session also said that they resolved to suspend the consideration of the bill which seeks the amendment of the Code of Conduct Act and the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.
Senator Ekweremadu also announced that they resolved to back Senate President, Bukola Saraki in his trial until he is proven guilty.
He said their support for Saraki is in line with democratic practice all over the world including South Africa, Russia and Brazil.


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