Saraki’s Trial at CCT Stalled Due to Inability of Prosecution to Produce Witnes

The trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Abuja, Thursday, could not go ahead due to the inability of the prosecution team to produce its witness, it had earlier slated to testify against the Senate President.
At the resumed hearing, Thursday, prosecution lawyer, Rotimi Jacobs, said the witness who was supposed to give testimony was absent in court and so impossible to continue proceedings.
He thus pleaded for a short adjournment to enable the team puts its house in order and produce the witness.
The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar adjourned the matter till May 4 for continuation.
The Senate President is standing trial over alleged false assets declaration while serving as Governor of Kwara.
Saraki’s trial which began in September 2015 had suffered numerous setbacks, mostly at the instance of the prosecution.

Author: News Editor

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