Sen. Bukola Saraki Deposited N77m Into His Account – CCB

By Ogbolu George

Head, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Intelligence Unit, Samuel Madojemu, on Thursday, told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that Senate President Bukola Saraki deposited N77 million into his account in August 2007, when he was governor of Kwara State.

Madojemu said when the cash was paid in on August 12, 2007, Saraki’s monthly salary as governor was N254,412.25k.

The intelligence officer added that the disparity in the amounts is too high to be ignored.

In Saraki’s asset declaration form of June 3, 2011, he declared that he acquired some of the properties he is accused of not declaring with proceeds from sale of sugar and rice.

Saraki is allowed to have shares

Madojemu said the Senate President is allowed to hold shares in a company that trades in rice and sugar as a public officer. however said he did not ask Saraki if he owns shares in a company that trades in sugar and rice.

He, however, did not ask Saraki if he owns shares in a company that trades in sugar and rice.

”I did not find out if any of the companies the defendant owns shares in are companies that trade in rice and sugar,” he said.

Chairman of the Tribunal, Danladi Umar adjourned the trial to March 2nd, on the request of Saraki’s defence team.

Related Articles