By GREG PALMER:
The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar arrived late but the corruption trial of Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has started in Abuja, Nigeria capitalal.
The lead counsel to the Senate President, Kanu Agabi is leading 79 lawyers, while the lead prosecution counsel; Rotimi Jacobs leads a 9-member government team of lawyers..
Mr. Saraki and several Nigerian Senators arrived the court room as early 9:55 AM. He was then put in the dock as soon as the tribunal chair arrived.