Update On Trial Of The Senate President Bukola Saraki
The trial continued with the cross examination of the witness which focussed on count 11 where the witnessed gave details of how the said Three Hundred and Seventy Five Million Naira loan obtained from the guaranty trust bank was converted into Dollars and Pounds sterling.
The witness told the tribunal that Saraki used the Three Hundred and Seventy Five Million Naira loan to buy Number Eight and Number Seven Wick taker Street, London in 2011 and 2015 respectively.
When asked by the council to the defence, Paul Usoro how the commission came about the said properties which formed part of count 11.
The witness say in the course of the investigation, there obtain unofficial information from their London property from their foreign partners who are yet to feed them with official document but promise to do so in the future.
The witness also confirmed that there are controversy on the tittle document of a property mentioned in count 5.
He said there are five people claiming the property. The case has been adjourned to Wednesday the 25th of May 2016.