Bribery allegations: Kano Court fixes June 5 for Ganduje’s arraignment

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Kano State High Court No.7  has re-scheduled the arraignment of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje

By Aminu Garko

Kano State High Court No.7  has re-scheduled the arraignment of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje to June 5.

Ganduje is standing trial alongside his wife Hafsat Umar, his son, Abdullahi Umar and five others

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The defendants in the case included Abubaka Bawuro, Jibrilla Muhammad, Lamash Properties limited Safari textile ltd and lasage General Enterprise Ltd

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Kano State High Court No. 5 presided over by Justice Usman Na’abba had earlier scheduled May 16 for ruling on the request substituted service on the defendants.

This was before the State Chief Judge, Justice Dije Aboki reassigned the case to High Court No 7 presided by Justice Amina Adamu.

The new charge sheet sighted by NAN contained 11 count charges against the initial eight  count charges against Ganduje and his co-defendants.

They include allegations bordering on criminal conspiracy and criminal breach of trust. (NAN)

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