The federal government has re-arraigned the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja, on an amended 18-count corruption charge. Saraki pleaded not guilty to the fresh charge,
In the amended charge, FG alleged that he had while in office as governor of kwara state in 2007, failed to declare his interest in no. 15 Mc Donald, Ikoyi, Lagos, a property he acquired in 2006 through a company, tiny tee limited for the sum of N165million.
Also alleged that contrary to section 15(1) & (2) of the CCB and Tribunal Act, cap c15, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, Saraki, at the end of his tenure as governor in 2007, failed to declare his outstanding loan liability of N315, 054, 355. 92 out of N380million loan he obtained from GTB ON February 5, 2007.