The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has closed its case against former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, who is facing charges of concealment of assets before an Abuja Federal High Court. After the evidence of the sixth witness yesterday, EFCC counsel, Festus Keyamo, announced the closing of the prosecution’s case. Defence counsel, Awa Kalu (SAN) informed the court that pursuant to Section 308 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), the defence would be applying for a no-case-submission to discharge the defendant for want of evidence. Earlier, a witness, Scott Tommey, a Port-Harcourt-based businessman, admitted that he bought Ohakim’s plot in Maitama, Abuja in 2012, but insisted that he made payment for the purchase neither in naira or US dollars cash, but through bank transfer. Ohakim, who served as Imo State governor between 2007 and 2011, Ohakim was in July, 2015 arraigned by the EFCC on three counts charge of concealment of ownership of property valued at $2.9m. Ohakim claimed the property was bought from the N250m proceeds of his sold plot at Maitama, Abuja.