False Assets Declaration: Saraki arrives tribunal with just 4 Senators

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Bukola Saraki Senate President

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki just arrived the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, in company of just four Senators.

The Senators are Shaaba Lafiagi – Kwara North; Senator Kabiru Gaya – Kano; Senator Rafiu Ibrahim – Kwara South and one other Senator yet to be identified.

Saraki is currently standing trial for alleged false declaration of assets and other criminal charges which the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, claimed was carried out while he was the Governor of Kwara State.

The Senate President had until now, enjoyed a large company of Senators who had been accompanying him to the tribunal in a bid to show their support.

DAILY POST has, however, noticed a significant reduction in the number of Senators that now accompanies Senator Saraki to the tribunal in the last two proceedings.

The drop in number became more noticeable yesterday when no fewer than 10 Senators where seen in the tribunal hall among whom was the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

However, noticeable in today’s proceedings is the former Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs under the immediate past administration, Mr Godsday Peter Orubebe.

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