Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said he is glad that his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on asset declaration in 2003 has finally commenced. His trial for alleged false declaration of assets while serving as the governor of Kwara state commenced at the CCT today April 5th. Saraki in a statement signed by his media aide Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the proceedings of today has given him confidence that if the trial is conducted fairly he would be vindicated. He said that even though the prosecution tried to bring in some dramatic narratives, it was clear that they were merely thrashing around and hoping to titillate the public with salacious tales. He added that he was hopeful however that when the time comes, his lawyers will have the opportunity to present his case.