The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Monday fixed May 31 for the hearing of an appeal by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to try him on charges, including false and anticipatory asset declaration.
The Senate President is by his appeal challenging a March 24, 2016 ruling of the Danladi Umar-led CCT dismissing his application challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal to hear the charges against him.
The Federal Government which is the respondent in Saraki’s appeal also filed a cross-appeal against the March 24, 16 ruling of the CCT.
The appeal court then fixed May 31 for the hearing.
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