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Supreme Court Stops Saraki Trial At CCT

SarakiThe supreme court Judge has asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal to stop the proceeding of corruption trial against the senate President Bukola Saraki.

The court directed the Justice Danladi Umar led tribunal to suspend the trial to enable it to hear and determine the substantive appeal that Sarki lodged before it.

The lead counsel to Federal Government, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs, SAN entered an undertaking before the supreme court that “no unusual step will be taken by the federal government”, in relation to the matter.

In the ruling of a five-man panel of justices of the supreme court led by John Fabiyi held :

“It is imperative to state that all the parties, including the Code of Conduct Tribunal, should tarry a while to enable this court to determine the appeal before it.

“In effect, further proceeding at the CCT should be stayed pending the hearing of the appeal. Hearing date will be communicated to all the parties”, Justice Fabiyi ruled.

All the other members of the supreme court panel also agreed with ‎the lead ruling.

Justice Fabiyi did not give the new date for adjournment but asked the federal government lawyer to file his brief within seven days and at the same time asked Saraki Lawyers to respond within 7 days to fed.

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