Monday, April 1, 2019

Drama In CCT As Lawyer Allegedly Catches Onnoghen's Witness With 'Prepared

A witness in the trial of the suspended chief justice of Nigeria have been caught with a prepared script at the CCT

Lawal Olanrewaju Busari, who introduce himself as the CJN's official driver took the oath and entered the witness box on Monday, April 1

The prepared script which Busari had was admitted by the CCT as an exhibit
The trial of the suspended chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, took a different turn on Monday, April 1, when a witness on the matter approached to court with a script.

Our source reported that when Onnoghen opened his defence on allegations of fraudulent declaration of assets, the witness, Lawal Olanrewaju Busari, who introduce himself as the CJN's official driver took the oath and entered the witness box.

However, shortly after the oath was administered to Busari, the cross-examination, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN) - who is also the defense lawyer - asked a series of questions on his relationship with Onnoghen.

As a follow-up on this, the court now seized the script found on the witness as an exhibit.
The court also admitted the receipt for the purchase of the asset declaration form of the former CJN as evidence D2 and displayed the receipt of the acknowledgement of the declaration form.

The head of CCT in his ruling said that the acknowledgement was not relevant to the matter. Umar
The trial was further adjourned to Wednesday (April 3).

Also see : Onnoghen says he deserves an Apology from FG


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