The supposed trial of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, on alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules has been postponed till next week Monday by the Federal Hight Court, Abuja., TheEagle Online says

This is just as the Court granted orders to paste the charges against Saraki and Ekweremadu on the National Assembly notice board.

Justice Yusuf Halilu fixed the date after ordering substituted service of the charges on the defendants.‎

Apart from Saraki and Ekweremadu, the outgoing clerk of the National Assembly, Salishu Maikasuwa, and the Deputy Acting Clerk of the National Assembly, Ben Efeturi, are also charged to court on the same forgery allegation.

The accused persons were initially to be arraigned in court on Tuesday (today).

However, due to the inability of to serve them the court summons properly, it was postponed till next week.

Also accused along Saraki and Ekweremadu forging the senate standing rule that helped Saraki and Ekweremadu emerge leaders of the senate last year. are former Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa and his deputy, Benedict Efeturi.


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