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Grass Cutting Scandal: Babachir’s Trial To Resume June 10

 

The trial of the previous Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, earlier than Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Excessive Courtroom, Maitama has been adjourned to June 10, 2020 for continuation of trial.

The trial was to proceed at the moment, Might 14, 2020 however couldn’t as a result of absence of the prosecution witness who couldn’t journey to Abuja as a result of ban on inter-state travels on account of the COVID 19 pandemic.

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“We have a challenge, securing the attendance of the witness who is outside the court’s jurisdiction,” prosecution counsel, Offem Uket advised the court docket, including that he solely received a two day’s discover on at the moment’s case.

Uket, nonetheless, apologised to the court docket for stalling proceedings and requested for an adjournment to allow him present the witness in court docket.

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