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Saraki Senate President to appear before tribunal over corruption allegations

The CCB has filed a 13- count charge against Saraki and is accusing him of false declaration of assets among other offences.

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki is expected to appear before a tribunal on Friday, September 18, 2015, on charges of corruption levelled against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau.

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Bukola Saraki

(Sun News)

 

The CCB has filed a 13- count charge against Saraki and is accusing him of false declaration of assets among other offences.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki. play

Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

(Lailas)

 

According to the bureau, the Senate President made an anticipatory declaration of assets and failed to account for some other assets he acquired while in office as governor.

Saraki presiding over a senate plenary session. play

Saraki presiding over a senate plenary session.

(Punch)

 

Saraki has however denied the allegations and told the CCB to meet him in court.

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