Wednesday, 16 September 2015

BREAKING NEWS: SEE The 13-Count Corruption Charge Filed Against Saraki Over Assets Declaration

CCB Files 13-Count Corruption Charge Against Bukola Saraki

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has reportedly accused Bukola Saraki, the Senate president, of the failure to declare his assets in full, an not only.

According to Sahara Reporters, Saraki now faces the 13-count charge over alleged misuse of the state funds for purchasing private assets while serving as Kwara state governor.

Premium Times adds that the posed offences range from anticipatory declaration of assets to making false declaration of assets. Apart from that, Saraki, whose emergence as the Senate president was associated with serious controversy, is said to have been operating foreign accounts during his governorship and senatorial terms.

It is the first time the CCB Tribunal has charged a Nigerian official with false assets declaration. The Red Chamber head is yet to comment on the development.