A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has adjourned hearing into the case of alleged forgery of the Senate’s Standing Rule leveled against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, and two others, reports Premium Times.
Justice Haliru Yusuf adjourned hearing in the case to September 28.
The adjournment according to the court registrar Victor Ifeachor was as a result of following the ongoing vacation of Federal Capital Territory High Court which began on Monday, July 11.
Saraki, Ekweremadu, a former Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa and his deputy, Benedict Efeturi, were accused of illegally altering the Senate’s Standing Rule used in electing them into office in June 2015. Read here if you missed.
All four accused persons were present at the court for the hearing but left almost immediately after the adjournment.
Written by Olufunke Edidi
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