The Code of Conduct Bureau has slammed a 13-count charge of corruptuon on Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Saraki has been accused of offences ranging from making false declaration of assets while he was Kwara State Governor. The senate president is believed to have failed to declare some assets he acquired while he was governor. Saraki also faces accusations of owning and operating foreign accounts while holding public offices.
Saraki is said to have breached Section 2 of the Code of Conduct and Tribunal Act and punishable under paragraph 9 of the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999. The charges were prepared by M.S. Hassan, a deputy director of the Attorney-General of the Federation.
According to Premium Times, ythe senator could face the Code of Conduct Bureau Tribunal this week.