Saraki Loses Fundamental Rights Suit In Court

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki lost another legal battle Friday as a Federal High Court in Lagos, struck out a suit filed by him to seek the enforcement of his fundamental human rights.

The presiding Judge, Justice Ibrahim Buba in a short ruling, declined jurisdiction to entertain the suit.

Saraki had in his suit through his lawyer, Mr Ajibola Oluyede, on Sept. 30 asked for the protection of the court to guarantee his fundamental rights against “political victimization”.

Joined as respondents in the suit are: The Attorney General of the Federation, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC.

Other respondents are: Inspector General of Police, Code of Conduct Bureau, Code of Conduct Tribunal and Justice Danladi Umar.

Also joined are: Mr Ataedze Adza, Mr Sam Saba, Mr Mohammed Diri and Mr M.S Hassan.

Credit: Vanguard

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