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Saraki, Ekweremadu NASS leaders to appear in court on June 27

The National Assembly leaders were due to appear in court today, June 21, but the case was stalled due to the inability of court officials to serve them with the necessary papers.

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki (right) and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. play

Senate President, Bukola Saraki (right) and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

(Nigerian Eye)
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Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, will appear before an Abuja High Court on June 27, 2016 to face charges of forgery, reports say.

The National Assembly leaders were due to appear in court today, June 21, but the case was stalled due to the inability of court officials to serve them with the necessary papers.

Presiding judge, Justice Yusuf Halilu set the new date today after ordering substituted service of the charges on the defendants.

Justice Halilu also ordered that the charges be pasted on the notice board of the National Assembly.

Saraki and Ekweremadu have been accused of forging the 2015 Senate Standing Rules.

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