Court Adjourns Dasuki’s Trial To July 4

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The trial of former National Security Adviser, NSA, to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Sambo Dasuki, has been adjourned till Monday, July 4, 2016.

At the proceeding on Wednesday, Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Abuja High Court, shifted the trial to another date after the prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), requested for an adjournment.

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Jacobs, in a letter made available to the trial judge, stated that he and his team were in the Court of Appeal which notified them on June 14 that two of their matters would be heard in the court.

Dasuki is standing trial for alleged diversion of N13.6 billion during the administration of Jonathan.

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He is being tried alongside Shuaibu Salisu, former Director of Finance, Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and Aminu Baba-Kusa, former Executive Director at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as well as Acacia Holding Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital Limited.

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