SARAKI’S TRIAL ADJOURNED ‘INDEFINITELY’

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The Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, indefinitely, after a star witness for the prosecution failed to show up at the court. The tribunal announced the decision on Wednesday.

Mr. Saraki’s trial was on May 25 adjourned till Wednesday, for the cross-examination of the witness, Michael Wetkas, to continue. The tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, said the adjournment was to give the court time to hear other cases.

The prosecution and defence teams also said the break would allow them prepare their cases better. A court official, who asked not to be named, said Mr. Wetkas was attending another trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

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