Senate president Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu rejoicing at the court, pictured with them was the chairman, Senate committee on media and publicity, Senator Abdulahi Sabi.
Senate president Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu were seen jubilating with supporters after charges of criminal conspiracy against them were dropped.
Senate president Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu holding hands with happy supporters surrounding them.
The federal government filed a petition to withdraw the charge after an affidavit had been filed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory by the litigation officer from the federal ministry of justice, Odubu Loveme, on Thursday, October 6.
Apart from Saraki and Ekweremadu, others facing trial over their alleged involvement in the forgery of the Senate rules, include the former clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa, and his deputy, Mr Benedict Efeturi. The four pleaded not guilty on July 27, 2016. Saraki and Ekwremadu since the commencement of the trial always pledged their innocence on the matter.