CCT Trial: FGN amends charges against Saraki

    ‎The Federal Government has amended the charges of false asset declaration it filed against Senate President Bukola Saraki.

    Rotimi Jacobs, the prosecution counsel, brought a notice of an amendment to the charges before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday.

    He said the amendment was based on evidence that had already been tendered‎ at the tribunal.

    In September 2015, the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) filed a 13-count charge of false asset declaration‎ against the senate president.

    And in February 2016, it amended the charges, adding three additional alleged offences, which made them 16.