ABUJA- SENATE President Bukola Saraki is at the moment presiding over today’s Senate plenary session. Senate President Saraki came into the chambers at 10.48am and the session took off immediately with the opening prayer.
The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar at the resumed trial of Senate President Saraki had directed yesterday that his trial would henceforth proceed day to day from yesterday until the conclusion of the case. According to Umar, his decision to conduct the trial day to day was in line with the provisions of section 396(6) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, just as he said that the trial will begin 10am and end 6pm everyday.
Saraki yesterday said that his trial would not disturb Senate proceedings. Senate President Bukola Saraki is currently facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT following a 13- count charge levelled against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, bordering on alleged corruption and false declaration of assets.