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Forgery trial: Saraki adjourns Senate plenary to Thursday



President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday adjourned plenary of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly to Thursday.

The adjournment, it was learnt, was not connected with the trial of Saraki; Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and two others for alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules.

Both Saraki, Ekweremadu and two officials of the Senate had been arraigned before a Federal High Court, while the last adjournment of the case was to Wednesday.

The alleged forged rules were used for the elections of Saraki, Ekweremadu and other principal officers of the 8th Senate.Punch