I received several calls to change my statement against Ex-Gov Suswam – EFCC witness

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s star witness, on Monday, said he received several telephone calls from different people asking him to change the statement he made with the anti-graft agency against Gabriel Suswam, a former Governor of Benue State.

Mr Abubakar Umar, an Abuja-based Bureau De Change (BDC) Operator, stated this while giving his evidence-in-chief at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Mr Suswam and the then Commissioner for Finance in his administration, Omadachi Oklobia, are being prosecuted before the court on N3.1 billion money laundering charges.

They were accused by the EFCC of diverting the money which was said to be part of the proceeds of the sale of some shares of Benue in a company.

Mr Suswam, a senator, is presently representing Benue…

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