According to court documents obtained by The Nation, 14 Federal Government witnesses are expected to testify against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, when they are arraigned on Monday, June 27.
Saraki and Ekweremadu are being tried for alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules, which was used to facilitate their emergence as Senate leaders.
The Federal Government’s witnesses are – the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang, and the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu.
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Others are – Sen. Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi; Sen. Solomon Ewuga; Sen. Ahmed L. Lawan; Sen. Abdullahi Gumel; Sen Kabiru Garba Marafa; Sen. Gbenga Ashafa; Sen. Robert Boroffice; Sen. Abu Ibrahim; Dr. Ogozy Nma; Adem D.J; ex-DIG Dan’Azumi J Doma and ACP David Igbodo.
Others also on trial are the immediate past Clerk to the National Assembly, Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa, and the Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly, Benedict Efeture.