• I have other important things to do – CCT judge as he adjourns Saraki’s trial to Jan

    I have other important things to do – CCT judge as he adjourns Saraki’s trial to Jan

    Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), on Tuesday adjourned the trial Senate President Bukola Saraki to January 11.

    Announcing the adjournment after sitting for only 30 minutes, Umar said he had “other important thing to attend to”.

    Before his announcement, Umar allowed Paul Usoro, Saraki’s counsel, to finish cross-examining Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and prosecution witness.

    Usoro cross-examined Wetkas on count 16 of the charge of false declaration of assets brought […]