Senate suspends amendment of CCB Act

The Senate after a lengthy closed session emerged to announce the suspension of the of the consideration of the bill which seeks to amend the code of conduct act and the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act. They also informed newsmen of their decision to suspend the investigation of Senator Kabiru Marafa.
Senator Marafa is being investigated by the Senate Ethics and Privileges Committee for allegedly granting interviews aligning with former President Olusegun Obasanjo that members of the National Assembly are corrupt.
The upper chamber also asked Senators in court over issues involving the running of the Senate to consider withdrawing such issues.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu who announced resolutions at the closed session also said
they resolved to back Senate President, Bukola Saraki in his trial until he is proven guilty.

He said their support for Saraki is in line with democratic practice all over the world including South Africa, Russia and Brazil.
#Alabingo with agency reports