“Let me start by saying that I reinstate my innocence; that I committed no offence or forged any documents; and non of the accused persons, to the best of my knowledge, committed any offence, let alone forging any document.
“Let me also say that no senator accused me, president of the Senate or the other people of committing any offence. No senator or bureaucrat accused us of forging any document.
“Again, as a lawyer, I know what is called proof of evidence, that is the statement of witnesses who are going to confront you with the offence for which you are being charged. I was served, and I have read this document (court process) from the first page to the last page; no witness said any of us committed any offence.
“Our only offence is that Senator Bukola Saraki and myself emerged as president of the Senate and deputy president of the Senate.
“Some people found it unacceptable and that is why we are being charged, not that we committed any offence.”