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CCT to Resume Saraki’s Trial March 10

The Code of Conduct Tribunal will on March 10 resume the trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on 13 counts of false assets declaration, Punch reports.

According to the report, the CCT ‎issued hearing notices and served same on parties to the case on Friday.

This followed a letter written on behalf of the Federal Government by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), intimating the tribunal of the recent judgment of the Supreme Court validating the ‎trial.

It was learnt that Jacobs sent the letter with a copy of the Supreme Court’s judgment attached to it to the Danladi Umar-led CCT on Monday.

The Head, Press and Public Relations of the CCT, Mr. Ibraheem Al-hassan, confirmed that the tribunal issued and served hearing notices on the parties on Friday.

“We have issued and served the hearing notice today,” Alhassan said.

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