Senate President Collects Kwara Governorship Salary 4 Years After Leaving Office

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who is standing trial for the alleged false assets declaration, is in for a fresh trouble.

Saraki at the Wednesday session of the trial was accused of still collecting salary as Kwara State governor, more than four years after ending his two tenure on May 2011, and became a senator.

A prosecution witness, Michael Wetkas, told the tribunal that Saraki still collected salaries and pensions as Kwara State Governor up till August 2015.

The witness said evidence of such collection was sourced from access bank.

Wetkas also said the senate president bought two houses in Ikoyi, Lagos for N240.9 million, and another for N256.3 million in the same area between 2006 and 2007

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