The CCT spokesperson, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, has also tendered a public apology over his poorly written press release, which he said was an unedited draft he shared with few friends for corrections.
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The media has been awash with reports of how Justice Umar had physically assaulted a security guard along with a video of the event shot by a commentator who was upstairs.
Mallam Ibrahim Alhassan, the Head of Press and Public Relations of the CCT disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Bauchi.
In his brief remarks, Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, said the tribunal was sitting in Bauchi State for the first time.
The apex court put off the two appeals sine die to enable Saraki and government file and exchange process relating to the legal tussle within the time allowed by the law
Justice Danladi Umar, Chairman of the CCT, gave the order at the resumed sitting of the tribunal.
In a statement issued by Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Saraki insisted that upholding a no case submission for 15 out of 18 cases was a vindication
Since the case is going to the Appeal court for further judicial review, it is now time to allow the judges to perform their constitutional roles before we further engage in distractive media trial over a simple legal matter
Saraki was discharged on Wednesday by the Tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar
Saraki told the Tribunal that from the 18-count charges and the totality of evidence adduced by the government witnesses, he had not been linked in any way with the allegations against him
Saraki is standing trial over alleged false assets declaration while serving as governor of Kwara State
He pleaded not guilty
Saraki is standing trial on an amended 18-count charge bordering on false assets declaration at the CCT in Abuja
Nwachukwu maintained that the disputed foreign account belonged to the operators of a credit card used by Saraki for a transaction
Nwachukwu, a senior official of the Guaranty Trust Bank, made the denial in his evidence in chief at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on Tuesday
The motion was dismissed on Wednesday
The former Minister has been standing trial before the tribunal over non-declaration of asset
During the trial of the case before Justice Christiana Orji, the EFCC said the denial made by Abdullahi much later after his first statement of September 9, 2013 was a mere after thought.
He said Umar in 2012 once demanded a bribe of N10 million from him to pervert the cause of justice in a criminal matter filed against him (Owolabi) by the Federal Government
In the statement, Buba said Umar’s position has already tainted the trial and that everyone following happenings at the Tribunal now know that there is a pre-conceived ending for the trial