• I have powers to try you, case will continue – Tribunal Judge, Umar replies Saraki

    I have powers to try you, case will continue – Tribunal Judge, Umar replies Saraki

    The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Thursday dismissed the application of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki seeking the tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar to disqualify himself from the ongoing trial.

    Saraki who is standing trial before the tribunal for false asset declaration had through his lawyer, Rapheal Oluyede filed the motion seeking the disqualification of the tribunal Chairman due to corruption charges against him.

    Oluyede had yesterday argued that the same Economic and Financial crimes Commission, EFCC, that investigated Umar of corruption […]