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Court Adjourns Forgery Case against Saraki, Ekweremadu Till Sept. 28

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By Ibidapo Balogun

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja High Court sitting in Jabi has adjourned the alleged forgery case against the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and two others till September 28, 2016.

The case was adjourned because the court has embarked on vacation.

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Saraki, Ekweremadu, former Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa, and his former deputy, Bernard Ifeturi, who are the accused persons in the case were all in court on Monday for the commencement of the case.

But the Clerk of the court informed all parties to the case that the court had begun vacation and as such the case had to be adjourned.

Saraki, Ekweremadu, Maikasuwa and Ifeturi were alleged to have forged Senate Rule 2015 in the election of principal officers of the Senate in June 2016.

All the accused parties pleaded not guilty and the case was supposed to begin on Monday, July 11, 2016.

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