Ex Niger Gov, Babangida Aliyu’s Trial: EFCC’s Witness Tenders More Documents

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November 4, 2021 presented its sixth prosecution witness, PW6, in the ongoing money laundering trial of former Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu and two others-Tanko Beji and Umar Nasko before Justice Mikail Aliyu of the Niger state High Court.

while being led in evidence by the prosecuting counsel, H.M. Muhammed, the witness, Mohammed Abdurahman, a branch manager with Unity Bank, Bosso Road, Niger state, stated that he was in court to present some documents in the possession of his bank, including original and photocopies of Niger State Government House Account.

I want to give the court the photocopies and take back the original to our archive,” he said.

Counsels to the defendants did not object to the admissibility of the documents, which were marked as Exhibit k1 to K61.

The witness further told the court that the account statement was generated from their system using a HP Computer and a HP Printer.

The prosecuting counsel tendered the certificate of compliance and certificate of identification which were both admitted and marked as Exhibit J1 and L1 to L61 respectively.

The prosecution witness was cross-examined by counsel to second defendant while the judge adjourned the matter to November 5, 2021 for continuation of cross-examination.

Earlier on Wednesday November 3, 2021 the court admitted other documents tendered in evidence by the fifth prosecution witness.

Aliyu and his co-defendant are being prosecuted for alleged criminal breach of trust and diversion of Two Billion Naira Ecological Fund.

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