The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has been postponed, TheCable reports.
Saraki is facing trial at the CCT for alleged false declaration of assets.
CCT chairman, Danladi Umar, had on May 25, adjourned Saraki’s trial to June 1 for the continuation of cross-examination of the prosecution witness, Michael Wetkas.
According to the report, the trial would not take place today, Wednesday, June 1.
Spokesperson of the tribunal, Ibrahim Alhassan, was quoted to have said the trial would be postponed as a result of the absence of the key prosecution witness.
Alhassan said the prosecution pushed for the trial to be adjourned till a later date and that the CCT chairman was not happy about the development.