Nigeria Senate Leader Saraki Cleared of False Declaration Charges

The Supreme Court In Nigeria has cleared Senate President Bukola Saraki of all allegations of false asset declarations - charges brought against him by the federal government. The court held that the prosecution failed to call material witnesses to support its case.

Following the decision, President Buhari in a Tweet, said Saraki "has established his innocence" after persevering "through what has no doubt been a tortuous judicial process".

Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

InFocus

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.