Code of Conduct Fixes New Dates for Saraki’s, Orubebe’s Trials


Tobi Soniyi in Abuja

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed September 21 for judgment in the case of non-declaration of assets against former Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godswill Orubebe.

A statement by the CCT’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Mr Ibraheem AL-Hassan ,said ‎the tribunal has also announced a date, October 5th, for ruling on an application filed by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki who is also standing trial for alleged non declaration of assets. ‎ Saraki, in the application is asking the CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar to excuse himself from the trial on the ground of alleged bias.

‎While the tribunal had concluded hearing in the case against Orubebe, the trial of the Senate President had been marred by various adjournments and the filing of many applications