(Last Updated On: March 3, 2017)

By Gbenga Gbelee



The trial of former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh was

stalled again on today in a High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, due

to another adjournment.

The trial was adjourned again till 3 rd of May for the defence to open its case. The

adjournment was at the instance of the court.

Mr. Metuh was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a

two-count charge, bordering on destruction of evidence.

The presiding judge Ishaq Bello, on the 10 th of October last year, adjourned till November 22,

2016 for the defence to open its case. It adjourned again till January 24 this year, and then

again till March 2.

Prosecuting counsel; Sylvanus Tahir had earlier called three witnesses to testify.

At the resumed hearing today, both counsel and Mr. Metuh were in court.

The next adjourned date was fixed with the consent of all the parties in the matter.