The presiding decide, Justice Aminu Aliyu, additionally issued a warrant towards the Peoples Democratic Get together governorship candidate within the final common elections within the state, Umaru Nasko, for failure to respect listening to notices served on him.
The previous governor is standing trial alongside Nasko, a former Commissioner of Setting, on eight counts bordering on legal conspiracy and cash laundering.
The offences are opposite to Part 18(a) of the Cash Laundering Act, 2011 as amended and punishable underneath Part 15(3) of the identical Act.
The 2 are accused of laundering ecological funds of over N1.940bn launched by the Federal Authorities to the state in 2014.
Justice Bappa’s predecessor, Justice Yelim Bogoro, had granted the duo bail after assembly the bail circumstances.
Nevertheless, Justice Bappa revoked the bail and ordered them to look earlier than him, which they’ve did not do.
Nevertheless, the counsel for the ex-governor, Ayodele Oladeji despatched a letter requesting for an adjournment of the case.
The court docket mounted Monday for the re-arraignment of each Aliyu and Nasko.