Tuesday, September 22, 2015


UPDATE 13: On the various assets allegedly acquired by the Senate President, which the Conduct Bureau said were beyond his legitimate earnings, the Senate President said he is not guilty. He said he acquired the assets through the selling of rice.
On Count 3, which refers to his refusal to declare assets worth N280 million acquired when he was Kwara State Governor, the Senate President said he is not guilty.
The Senate President pleaded not guilty to all charges.
UPDATE 14: Drama ensued when, in a bid to buttress his point, the prosecution counsel (Rotimi Jacobs) stated that the defendant made four declarations and included an asset sold to him by El-Rufai. The chamber became rowdy with laughter.
Mr. Jacobs then asked for two clear days of trial.
UPDATE 15: The chairman asked both counsels to agree on a date. And they agreed for 21st, 22nd and 23rd of October.
UPDATE 16: FINAL RULING: The matter adjourned to 21st and 23rd October for heari

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