The witness had accused the EFCC of conflict of interest.
A member of the legal team representing the former Governor of Ogun State,Gbenga Daniel in the case brought against Mr. Daniel by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Deji Enisenyin on Wednesday condemned the action of Tunde Oladunjoye, a prosecutor’s witness who recently withdrew from the case.
Mr. Enisenyin was reacting to Mr. Oladunjoye’s letter to the EFCC in which he withdrew as a prosecutor’s witness based on what he considered a conflict of interest on the part of the Commission.
Mr. Oladunjoye had faulted the appointment of Kayode Oladele, a former aide of Mr. Daniel as the Commission’s Chief of Staff. Mr. Oladunjoye alleged the possibility of Mr. Oladele exerting his influence on the case.
Mr. Oladunjoye asked that the Chief of Staff step down before he reconsiders appearing on the side of the EFCC in the case against the former governor.
Mr. Enisenyin, in reaction to the development, has said that Mr. Oladunjoye was playing to the gallery and asked that he learned to to respect constituted authority.
“As a member of the legal team, representing the former governor of Ogun State, I state without fear and contradiction, that Mr. Oladunjoye should stop playing to the gallery and learn to respect constituted authority,” Mr. Enisenyin said in a statement.
He said that if Mr. Oladunjoye was convinced that he had a case against Mr. Daniel he should come forward and prove it rather than disparage the judiciary, the prosecutor and the defense.
“It is a fact that Otunba Gbenga Daniel is in court on same charges levelled against him and for this reason, one is not allowed to comment on the pros and cons. But for Mr. Oladunjoye to assert this position of his during the pending of the case is to say the least, unguarded. Investigation has since been concluded in the matter before the court,” he said.
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