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Alleged Misappropriation: Court Admits More Documents In Evidence Against Okupe

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has submitted more documents in evidence against Doyin Okupe, which were admitted by the Court on Friday at an Abuja High Court.

Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, is being prosecuted by EFCC on a 59-count charge for allegedly receiving money from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and rendering no services.

At the resumed trial, the third prosecution witness Hassan Saidu, who was led in evidence by Ibrahim Audu, submitted documents including account opening package for an account in Zenith Bank, a statement made by Okupe and other documents.

Saidu told the Court that following intelligence report regarding misappropriation by Okupe, he was invited to the EFCC office and interviewed.

The trial judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the matter until April 1st for the defence team to cross examine the witness.