SARAKI BEGS CHIEF JUDGE TO COMPEL JUSTICE KAFARATI TO DELIVER JUDGEMENT ON HIS SUIT

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Embattled Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has appealed  to Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court Abuja to proceed delivering judgement on the suit challenging his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.

Justice Kafarati had on Tuesday, disqualified himself from the matter which was originally scheduled for judgement, owing to bribery allegation levelled against him by two online media platforms.

In a protest letter, dated March 22, which he filed before the Chief Judge of the High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, Saraki, through his lawyer, Prince Ajibola Oluyede, insisted that though he had sympathy for the judge, the interest of justice would only be served if the judgement was delivered.

Saraki, said he was dissatisfied that the judge was blackmailed by his enemies to hands off the suit that was ripe for judgement.

Oluyede, alleged that EFCC was the brain behind the publications which he said were intended to intimidate the judge.

Meanwhile, the EFCC has distanced itself from the decision by Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to decline ruling in the fundamental human rights enforcement case brought before him by Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Spokesman of the agency, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said last night that the commission had no idea of the source of the information as it did not give out same at any time.

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