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Saraki, Ekweremadu Court serves criminal summon on Senate President, others

The High Court summon with suit number CV/219/16 was pasted in the White House of the National Assembly complex.

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Court summon inviting the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki over alleged forgery of Senate Standing Orders was pasted on the notice board in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

The High Court summon with suit number CV/219/16 was pasted in the White House of the National Assembly complex.

The summon also invited the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, former Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa and the Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly, Benedict Efeturi as defendants.

The summon read: ``By oral application dated 21st June, 2016 moved by D.E. Kaswe, Principal State Counsel Federal Ministry of Justices in this case praying the court for:

``An order of this Honourable Court granting leave to the complainant/applicant to serve criminal summon on the defendants by substituted means to wit by pasting it at the Notice Board of the National Assembly Three Arms Zone, Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the notice was removed shortly after it was pasted.

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