The embattled Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) was today arraigned at the FCT High Court Abuja alongside a former Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Aminu Baba Kusa and Director of Finance and Administration in the Office of the NSA, Salisu Shuaibu. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) slammed 22-count charges bordering on fraud and money laundering on the accused persons.
They were arraigned before Justice H.Y Baba. They were accused of misappropriating about N32 billion between January 13, 2013, and April 17, 2015, amounting to an offence of criminal breach of trust according to the provisions of section 315 of the Nigerian Penal Code Act, and section 17 (b) of the EFCC Act, 2004.
Another set of charges were filed before Justice P.O Affe of the FCT High Court in Maitama against Dasuki and a former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda and a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, his son, Sagir Attahiru and their firm, Dalhatu Investment Ltd. Bafarawa, Mr. Yuguda as well as Mr. Sagir were not brought to court today.
As at the time of this report the arraignment was still ongoing.