Embattled Justice Rita Ajumogobia slumps in court

Former federal judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumobogia slumped at the premises of Ikeja High Court, Lagos on Friday, just before the commencement of her 5 million Naira fraud trial.

The development forced the trial judge, Justice Hakeem Oshodi, to adjourn court proceedings in the charge against her till January 26, 2019.

Justice Ajumogobia who entered the court in the morning slumped a few minutes before the commencement of proceedings in the alleged graft suit preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at an Ikeja High Court

It was gathered that the former judge was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance belonging to the Lagos State judiciary.

Justice Rita Ofili-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).