An operative with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Michael Wetkas on Monday, testified at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki paid over N522m for a property in Ikoyi Lagos without declaring the asset. Wetkas was led in evidence by counsel to EFCC, Rotimi Jacobs. He tendered cheques allegedly drawn from Saraki’s personal account and the account of his firm, Carlie Properties Investments Limited used for payment of the property at 17, Mcdonald Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The CCB chairman earlier stated that the law guiding the CCB will be employed in the case of the Senate President. This means that the hearing of Saraki’s Trail will be hearing daily, from 10a.m – 6p.m.
According to the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress – APC, John Oyegun inserted that the party supremacy will be use on Senator Bukola Saraki in compelling him to leave his seat and have enough time to face his court case. He further said, “I have no problem with Bukola Saraki as a person but he should step aside and face court charges against him”.
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