Tribunal Adjourns Trial Of Bukola Saraki Till November 5
The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar has adjourned till November 5 and 6 the trial of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki.
The adjournment will enable the tribunal await the judgment of the Appeal Court, where Sen Saraki has challenged the the jurisdiction of the tribunal to try him for alleged false declaration of assets.
Sen. Saraki arrived the Code of Conduct Tribunal in company of 81 senators, including the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.
However, the Court of Appeal had on Monday, October 19 adjourned indefinitely judgement in the suit instituted by Senate President, against the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Registrar of the Court of Appeal, who made the announcement on Monday, gave no reason for the decision.