Goje, Four others;  court adjourns hearing  to  14/15 June

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Yakubu Busari

The Economic and Financial crime commission hearing on Tuesday  was stalled by  the absence of two of the accused persons in Plateau state.

The Federal High Court sitting in Jos  on the 12th April,2016 in a suit FHC/GM/33/2014 adjourned the case owing to the fact that the first accused person  Sen.Danjuma Goje and Gabo Mohammed  were absent for the sitting .

He said former Governor of Gombe state now senator  and four orders accused, also two are present and two  persons absent were on national assignment on budget  and accident .

The counsel  to the two accused Bar Adeniyi ,Adelayo tender their apologies on behalf of his clients .

According to him, one Gabo Mohammed  involved in an accident in which he  broke his arms  is currently receiving treatment at federal Teaching Hospital Gombe state and couldn’t be present in court.

In his prayer ,the lead counsel  attached medical report before the honourable court for prompt scrutiny.

Also responding ,counsel to EFCC Bar Wahab Shittu admitted that on Monday at about 5 am he received communication that one of the person  is involved in an accident and currently on treatment and the other on national assignment.

He explained further that; “we are simply satisfy here with this adjournment we  have nothing on ground  distracting us in   EFCC but we are ready to continue with the proceedings and hearing  on June when the two accused are ready.

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