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Supreme Court dismisses Saraki's suit, okays CCT to try him

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Senator Bukola Saraki
Senator Bukola Saraki

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal will go on after the Supreme Court in a unanimous decision read by Justice Samuel Walter Onnoghen dismissed his appeal against the decision of Appeal.

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The Court of Appeal had ruled that the CCT was right to try Saraki on 13 count charges of false assets declaration.

All the six issues raised against the appeal court judgment by Saraki were resolved in favour of the prosecution.