A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, on Monday, arrived the Federal High Court, Abuja, venue of his ongoing corruption trial on a stretcher from an ambulance.
Metuh’s lawyer had, at the last adjourned date, informed the court that his client was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe specialist hospital for treatment on spinal cord complications.
The Judge of the court is Justice Okon Abang.
On seeing the Metuh in court on a stretcher, on Monday morning, Justice Abang adjourned the matter till March 15.
“I have seen the condition that the first defendant is. Seeing the condition, I am inclined to adjourn this matter to allow the first defendant attend his trial”.
Hired guards surrounded the PDP spokesperson, preventing journalists from getting his picture on the stretcher.