Abubakar Malami

Minister appears before Senate over forgery suit Thursday

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Mallami, will tomorrow appear before the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters over the Senate Rules forgery suit.

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, outgoing Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa and the Deputy Clerk, Ben Efeturi are being tried at a Federal High Court in Abuja over the alleged forgery.

The senate had penultimate Tuesday summoned Mallami over the suit following a motion sponsored by Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West). Chairman of the committee, Senator David Umaru, in a letter to Mallami, said the meeting would be held Thursday.

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