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Asset Declaration: No formal investigation report on Saraki – CCB
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Asset Declaration: No formal investigation report on Saraki – CCB

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Image result for Asset Declaration: No formal investigation report on Saraki - CCBThe Code of Conduct Bureau, has revealed that it has no formal report of investigation carried out on the assets of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

The third Prosecution witness, Samuel Madojemu, said the directive to probe his assets in 2015, came shortly after he emerged senate president.

Madojemu also said that saraki’s case was the only one ever carried out without written report because the EFCC was responsible for the probe of the defendant.

Madojemu, who is the head of the intelligence and investigation unit of the CCB, formally admitted that saraki declared his assets, and that of his wife and children, as required by law.

The witness added that the investigation which led to the arraignment of Saraki in 2015 before the tribunal was actually carried out by the EFCC.

He admitted that his role and those of CCB were limited to the review of the EFCC report and he and CCB only compared the asset forms of Saraki with the findings of the EFCC.

While ?answering a question on the alleged double salary received by Saraki after he had left office as Kwara State Governor and as a senator, the witness said that the CCB did not consult with the Kwara state Government to confirm the claim but only based its acceptance of the claim on the
report of the EFCC and a bank account of Saraki with Access Bank.

At the end of the cross examination, the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Jacobs SAN applied for an adjournment to enable him re-examine the witness.

The trial has been , adjourned April the fifth, for re-examination of the witness by the prosecution.

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