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Court fixes date to arraign Ganduje over alleged bribery

The Kano State High Court No.7 has rescheduled the arraignment of former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to 5th June 2024.

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

The defendants in the case included Abubakar Bawuro, Jibrilla Muhammad, Lamash Properties Limited, Safari Textile Ltd and Lasage General Enterprise Ltd.

The Kano State High Court No. 5, presided over by Justice Usman Na’abba, had earlier scheduled May 16 for ruling on the request for substituted service on the defendants.

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This was before the state chief judge, Dije Aboki, reassigned the case to High Court No 7, presided by Justice Amina Adamu.

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

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

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