Senate President Bukola Saraki has won the first part of his battle to stop his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, by letting tribunal hear his motion over jurisdiction.Code of Conduct Tribunal, by letting tribunal hear his motion over jurisdiction, PM News reports.
The government counsel, Rotimi Jacobs told the Tribunal he has been served with defendants motion dated 4 March, 2015.
Kanu Agabi, for Saraki said the defence is happy to be in court and the opportunity to defend him.
He argued that motion is part of administration of justice and the Tribunal should hear it.
Justice Umar however ruled that he is ready to hear the motion as anything done by the Tribunal without determination of the issue of juridisction will be nullity.
Agabi is about to move the motion now.
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