Saraki, Ekweremadu To Appear In Court Tomorrow

Bukola Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and their co-accused are scheduled to appear on Tuesday before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Jabi, Abuja for arraignment on two counts of forgery & criminal conspiracy.

Saraki, Ekweremadu, a former Clerk to the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasu, and his deputy, Benedict Efeturi, were on June 10, charged with criminal conspiracy and forgery of the Standing Rules used for the leadership election of the presiding officers of the Senate in J‎une last year

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According to the Federal Government, the offence of conspiracy is punishable under Section 97 (1) of the Penal Code Act; and offence of forgery with “fraudulent intent” punishable under Section 364 of the same law.

Senate President Bukola Saraki is still facing charges relating to false declaration of assets at the code of conduct tribunal.


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