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‘I’ve no case to answer’ Saraki Tells Code Of Conduct Tribunal

Bukola Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who is facing trial over allegation that he falsely declared his assets, yesterday, told the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja that he has no case to answer.

Saraki, through his lawyer, Mr. Paul Erokoro, SAN, notified the Justice Danladi Umar-led tribunal of his intention to make a no-case-submission in respect of the 18-count corruption charge the Federal Government proferred against him.
He is contending that FG failed to establish a prima-facie case capable of warranting the tribunal to compel him to enter his defence to the charge.

The defendant is equally contending that none of the witnesses linked him to the commission of any offence, adding that the prosecution could not substantiate the ingredients of the charge.

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