UPDATED: Ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki, three others, arraigned in Court

R-L: Sambo Dasuki, Aminu Babakusa, Shuaibu Salisu

The immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and three other persons were on Monday docked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Messrs Dasuki; a former Director of Finance at the Office of National Security Adviser, Shuaibu Salisu; a former General Manager at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Aminu Babakusa; and a firm, Acacia Holdings, were docked at the Federal High Court Abuja on a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal breach of trust.

All the accused persons pleaded not guilty.

One of the counts reads: “That you, Col. Mohammed Dasuki( rtd.), whist being the National Security Adviser and Shuaibu Salisu, whilst being the Director of Finance and Administration in the Office of the National Security Adviser, and Hon. Warripamowei Dudafa (now at large), whilst being Senior Special Assistant, Domestic Affairs to the President, on or about 27 November, 2014 in Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court entrusted with dominion over certain properties, to wit: the sum of N10, 000,000,000( Ten Billion Naira) being part of the funds in the account of the National Security Adviser with the Central Bank of Nigeria( CBN),  the equivalent of which sum you received from the Central Bank of Nigeria in foreign currency to wit: $47,000,000(Forty-Seven Million United States Dollars)  and 5.6 million Euros, committed criminal breach of trust in respect of the said property when you claimed to have distributed same to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) presidential primary election delegates and you thereby committed an offence punishable under section 315 of the Penal Code Act, Cap 532, Vol.4 LFN 2004.”

Another count reads: “That you, Col. Muhammed Dasuki(rtd.), whilst being the National Security Adviser, and Shuaibu Salisu, whilst being the Director of Finance and Administration in the Office of the National Security Adviser between October, 2014 and April, 2015 in Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court agreed to do an illegal act to wit: criminal breach of trust by public officers in respect of an aggregate sum of N13, 570, 000,000.00 (Thirteen Billion, Five Hundred and Seventy Million) being part of the funds in the account of the office of the National Security Adviser and that the same act was done in pursuance of the agreement among you and you thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 97 of the Penal Code Act, Cap 532, Vol.4, LFN 2004.

The accused persons pleaded not guilty to all the charges when they were read to them.

Justice Baba-Yusuf adjourned the case to Tuesday, December 15, for hearing on bail applications.


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      Deri di Drunk… already drunk at 9am.

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        Ibo Indigenous Population Bereau

      • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

        Ibo Indigenous Population Bureau of Abagana


    What is breaking News about this politically motivated trial by APC?