Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 27 June 2016 | 2,731 times
Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, have been granted bail after being arraigned before the High Court, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, for allegedly forging Senate Rules in 2015.
Also granted bail were two other principal officers of the National Assembly charged alongside them, namely, Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa and Benedict Efeturi.
The case has been adjourned till July 11, 2016.
The four men were dragged to court in charge number CR/219/16 by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice for allegedly tampering with the standing rules to conduct election that brought them into office.
•Photo shows Saraki and Ekweremadu.
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