The trial of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki resumed at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Wednesday with an admission by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that some of the evidence tendered before the tribunal were incomplete.
The Commission made the admission through its first prosecution witness, Michael Wetkas.
Saraki is currently facing a 16- count charge of false asset declaration while he was the Governor of Kwara State.
At yesterday’s resumed hearing, Wetkas, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, alleged that Saraki did not declare a property he bought in 1993 during his assets declaration of 2003.
Wetkas said, “Saraki on 16 September 2003, did not declare a property he purchased in Maitama, Abuja in 1993.”
He alleged that Saraki acquired the property through his company, Carlyed Properties Limited.
When asked by Saraki’s lawyer, Paul Usoro, SAN, to verify exhibit 20, a letter by the EFCC asking the Abuja Geographical Information System, AGIS, requesting for information on the property Saraki did not declare, which he tendered before the tribunal, Wetkas admitted that the commission tendered an incomplete evidence.
Wetkas said “I believe that in the course of administrative work and numbering some parts went missing