The Court of Appeal had earlier held that the trial by Justice Okon Abang was tainted with bias, and ordered a retrial.
Metuh was jailed over the allegation he received N 400 million from former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki before the 2015 election.
The judge had earlier fixed October 2 but realised it fell on a Saturday.
A Federal High Court, Lagos, had on February 17 declined to vacate an interim order through which AMCON seized property belonging to Mr. Ibrahim.
The former pension chief, who had himself jumped bail last year, fled Nigeria for several months before his eventual arrest in Niger Republic.
The former PDP spokesman was on several occasions denied access to overseas medical treatment by Mr. Abang.
Justice Okon Abang was unavailable to hear the charges against the former pension reform manager.