- Senator Abdullahi Adamu has replied Nigeria's Senate president Bukola Saraki's allegation that he has a case with the EFCC
- Saraki had said that Adamu became the attack dog of the presidency since the EFCC dusted his file on alleged case of corruption
- In reaction, Adamu said he has no case with the anti-graft agency
Senator Abdullahi Adamu, a former governor of Nasarawa state, has replied Senate president Bukola Saraki on his case at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), saying he has no case, Daily Trust reports.
Legit.ng gathered that Saraki while reacting to an exclusive interview Adamu granted Daily Trust on Sunday, July 29, said that Adamu became the attack dog of the presidency since the EFCC dusted his file on alleged case of corruption and also went ahead to arraign Adamu’s son in court.
Adamu who chairs the Senate committee on agriculture in reaction to Saraki’s allegation, said he told the Senate president his case was struck out at the court in 2016.
He said: “I think because he has come so much to talk about EFCC, he’s being dishonest about it. This is because when my case was terminated, when it was discharged, in the Federal High Court in Lafia, way back on June 28, 2016, as a senator, when I got back to Abuja, I went to him (Saraki) and told him that my case has been discharged. All the other accused persons were discharged.
“He congratulated me. Of course it wasn’t for him to announce formally at plenary, but he congratulated me.
"There were other colleagues of mine I discussed the matter with. They knew about it. Each time they talk about Abdullahi Adamu, they say EFCC; I have no case with EFCC. I’ll give you the documents to see.”
In a previous report by Legit.ng, Senator Abdullahi Adamu representing Nasarawa West senatorial zone in the National Assembly accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the Senate of betraying its mandate.
Adamu who is a former governor of Nasarawa state made the accusation in an interview with the Leadership newspaper published on Tuesday, July 3. He said the caucus was failing to hold meetings due to the personal ambitions of some members of the Senate.
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