Forgery: Sen. Saraki, his deputy granted bail


The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, were docked before an Abuja High Court on Monday over alleged complicity in forgery of the Senate Standing Rules, 2015.

They were arraigned alongside former Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa and his deputy, Mr. Benedict Efeturi.

According to The Nation, Saraki, Ekweremadu and the two other accused persons pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge preferred against them by the federal government.

Following their not guilty plea, they were all granted bail and the case was adjourned till July 11.