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Nigeria senate president cleared by top court

Image result for Senate President Bukola SarakiNigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki sits in the accused box during a hearing of corruption charges against him at Code of Conduct tribunal in Abuja, on September 22, 2015Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki sits in the accused box during a hearing of corruption charges against him at Code of Conduct tribunal in Abuja, on September 22, 2015Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki sits in the accused box during a hearing of corruption charges against him at Code of Conduct tribunal in Abuja, on September 22, 2015Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki sits in the accused box during a hearing of corruption charges against him at Code of Conduct tribunal in Abuja, on September 22, 2015
Nigeria's Supreme Court has cleared Senate President Bukola Saraki of all allegations of false asset declaration in a unanimous decision.
This will come as a huge relief for the man who is the country's third most senior politician after the president and the vice-president.
The anti-corruption agency, the EFCC, brought the charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in 2015.
The tribunal acquitted him last year saying that he had no case to answer but the government appealed the ruling.
Mr Saraki said that his trial was politically motivated because of his alleged presidential ambitions.

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