Forgery Case: Nigerian Senate Makes Fresh Move

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The Attorney – General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami  has been issued a fresh summon by the Nigerian Senate.

The Senate, through its committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, issued Malami was for instituting a forgery case against the presiding officers of the upper chamber, and two top management staff of the National Assembly.

The senate had first summoned Malami, following a motion moved by Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District.

Malami did not honour the invitation of the senators last week Thursday, but sent a letter to the committee, stating his reasons for his absence.

In its fresh summon dated June 27 and signed by its Chairman, Senator David Umaru, the senate has asked Malami to appear before it on Thursday, by noon.

The summon read in part:
“I write with reference to your (AGF) correspondence on the above subject matter with Ref. HAGF/NASS/ZOIG/Vol.1/24, dated 23rd June, 2016, whereby you requested for an adjournment of the meeting of the Committee, which was supposed to hold on Thursday, June 23, 2016, to enable you prepare your response.

“The Committee has considered your request and having regard to the reason adduced, acceded to the request for an adjournment.

“Accordingly, the meeting is now scheduled to hold on Thursday 30th June 2016 at 12 noon prompt.

“The venue is Senate Meeting Room 31.3, 3rd Floor, New Senate Building, National Assembly Complex. You are by this letter invited to appear before the mentioned place above.”

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