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Court reserves judgement on suit challenging election of Saraki, Ekweremadu

15 December 2015, 17:31

Abuja - A Federal High Court in Abuja has reserved judgment in a case challenging the election of Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu as Senate President and Deputy Senate President respectively, reports Vanguard.

The suit was filed by five serving senators, who are seeking the removal Saraki and Ekweremadu.

The five senators, who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) asked the court to void the election of both Saraki and Ekweremadu on the grounds that Senate Standing Orders 2015 used for their elections was forged.

Also read: Aggrieved APC senators soft pedal on Saraki’s removal.

The five senators are Abu Ibrahim, Kabir Marafa, Gbenga Ashafa, Robert Boroffice and Sulieman Hunkuyi.

Justice Adeniyi Ademola adjourned for judgment hearing after he adopted the final written addresses of the the lawyers to both parties.

The judge told parties that the court through its officials would contacted them whenever the judgment was ready.

Read more at Vanguard.

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