Court Chief Accountant Discloses Justice Ademola’s Earnings

Mr Adisa, who is testifying as the 13th prosecution witness, told the court that Ademola earns a basic monthly salary of 528,638 Naira, alongside other allowances.

According to him, Justice Ademola gets 305,000 Naira for monthly welfare, a 5.4 million Naira furniture allowance paid every four years, and estacode for overseas medical check-up which he said amounted to 6,300 dollars for 2016 alone.

Four more witnesses were also called by the prosecution on Thursday as the trial continued.

Among the witnesses was the Deputy Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court who tendered certified true copies of records of proceedings relevant to the matter.

There was also an investigation officer from the office of the Department of State Services, a ballistician attached to the firearms services laboratory of the police force Criminal Investigation Department and the Chief Accountant of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

The 14th witness, Jeremiah Tanimu, an Assistant Commissioner of Police saddled with the ballistics of the two firearms found in the possession of Justice Ademola, told the court that the firearms were prohibited and lethal and could only be licensed by the President of Nigeria on discretion.

He referred to the Firearms Act of 1990 in his statement but was unable to provide the court with relevant documents to substantiate his statements.

Some documents tendered in court were the certified true copies of the salary and emolument of Justice Ademola from the date of his appointment to the bench up in October 2016.

The case has however been adjourned until Friday February 10, 2017.

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