DASUKI, OTHERS PLEAD NOT GUILTY

 DASUKI, OTHERS PLEAD NOT GUILTY

The court, however, adjourned to Tuesday the 15th to hear the bail application filed by the former National Security Adviser.
Earlier, the trial of the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, over allegations of illegal possession of arms had again been stalled following the filing of a preliminary objection by the counsel to Colonel Dasuki.
Colonel Dasuki’s lawyer is challenging the application by the Federal Government to revoke the bail granted to the former National Security Adviser by the court.
At the resumed trial, lawyer to the Federal Government, Mr Oladipo Okpeseyi, told the court that he had two applications seeking to revoke the bail earlier granted to the accused person by the court and another application seeking to stop the further execution of the order of the court directing that the passport of the accused person be released to him.

Others the anti-graft agency dragged before the court over their alleged complicity in a N10 billion fraud, include the former Minister of Finance, Bashir Yuguda and a former Director of Finance in the Office of the NSA, Mr. Shuaibu Salisu, former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, Sagir Attahiru and a company the EFCC insisted was used to divert huge sums of money from the office of the NSA prior to the 2015 general elections, Dahaltu Investment Limited.
Others are former Executive Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Aminu Baba-Kusa, as well as his companies, Acacia Holding Limited and Reliance Referal Hospital Limited.

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