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Justice Rita Ajumogobia slumps in Lagos court, trail stalled



Former federal judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumobogia yesterday slumped at the premises of Ikeja High Court, Lagos state.

This was just before the commencement of her fraud trial.

According to reports, the incident caused the court to adjourn further proceedings till January 26, 2019 while lawyers and family members rushed to the aid of the judge and it was gathered that she was later rushed to a hospital after she was revived.

Ajumogobia is standing trial alongside Obla (SAN) on a 31-count charge bordering on an alleged perversion of the course of justice, unlawful enrichment and forgery proffered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
Trial judge Justice Hakeem Oshodi had fixed Friday for ruling on her no-case submission after hearing the submissions of the prosecution and defence.