Over the past few months, the embattled senate president Bukola Saraki, has been moving from one court to another in order to stop his false asset declaration trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
In several interviews the senate president has declare that his trial at Code of Conduct Tribunal can be described as ” Witch Hunt ” strategy by his opposition to score a political point against him and not to forget that the avenue where by Saraki becomes the 8th senate president was not cool with his political party (APC).
Mr Saraki was not the preferred candidate by his party to become the Senate president, but he seek helping hand votes from the opposition party People Democratic Party (PDP) senators alongside with his own loyal senators in APC before he could emerge as 8th Senate President.
Allegations Lead to His Resignation Request by Nigerians
Ever since he has become the senate president, the leaders of APC, Nigerians and even the presidency see him as an ambitions person that need to watch out for in the nearest future, but his asset declare with allegation by the Code of Conduct Tribunal change everything for him.
CCT Trial of False Asset Declaration by Saraki
Dr Bukola Saraki was charged to court with 13 counts of false declarations when he was the governor of Kwara state by the Code of Conduct Tribunal .
At the early stage Saraki try everything not to approved invitation by the CCT to appear in court but finally he appear ta his first trial on September 22, 2015, where he was accompanied to the tribunal by at least 50 senators for the upper chamber.
The second time which was on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Saraki was accompanied by at least 81 senators to the tribunal. On Friday, March 11, there were 30 senators present at the tribunal.
On Friday, 15th, April, 2016, a federal high court dismissed the application Saraki seeking nullification of his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
However, Saraki has been brought before the tribunal has been running from one court to the other trying to frustrate his trial. The Appeal and Supreme courts recently told him to go prove his innocence at the tribunal, but the senate president started another around of application to stall his trial.
The Panama Leaks Paper of Owning Offshore Property in Tax Heaven
On April 3rd, 2016, the world was shaken with the released 11.5 million leaked document by panama based firm Mossack Fonseca, reveals that Saraki and his family at least four assets belonging to the wealthy and famous Saraki family of Nigeria, all tucked away in secret offshore territories, have been uncovered.
But the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, failed to declare them to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as required by Nigerian laws.
The both allegation has leading to the resignation of Senator Bukola Saraki has senate president of Nigeria. However, for several times he has said it that he won’t resign from his post as senate president, why also the deputy national publicity of the party has also blast the APC for neglecting Bukola Saraki over his trial at Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The question now goes to you guys:
Is It Right Time for Bukola Saraki to Resign as Senate President? or Should Buhari Save Him?
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