Saraki loses at the appeal court. The Senate president Bukola Saraki has lost at the appeal court. The Appeal court has ordered him to face trial on three count charges. The Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT had acquittal him in all the charges and it was celebrated among the Senators. How the Federal government appealed the ruling. The Appeal Court has delivered his judgment ordered that Saraki should face trial on three charges.
Saraki loses at the appeal court
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed 15 out of the 18 counts of false assets declaration instituted against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The three-man panel of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson unanimously ordered the Senate President to return to the CCT to face trial on three of the counts.
The Senate president will have to return the Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT to defend the three counts charges levelled against him. Dr. Bukola Saraki loses the counts 4, 5, and 6, which concerned the purchase of No. 17A and B MacDonald Street, Ikoyi, Lagos, by Mr. Saraki, the prosecution was able to establish a prima facie case against the defendant. He has to return to defend those counts. Saraki loses at the appeal court