The Federal Government has filed fresh charges against Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki is being tried for false declaration of his assets while he was governor of Kwara state. At the resumed hearing of the case today, the charges against him were amended to 18.
In the new charges, Saraki is accused of falsely declaring that he purchased a property at number 15A Macdonald Street Ikoyi, Lagos through his company Carlisle Properties Limited in 2003 when actually the said property was sold to G and C Real Estates Properties and Investment Company limited for 12million Naira.
He is also accused of making false declaration that he acquired the properties through sales of agricultural commodities, when it was purchased using a loan from a commercial bank. The case has been adjourned to March 2nd.