Nigeria/May 24, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/166 views /Featurednigeria Dasuki: What happened in court on Friday – Daily Post Nigeriashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelThe trial of Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), again could not take place on Friday, owing to his absence. This is the fourth time the former NSA has failed to appear before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf, where he is facing money laundering charge brought against him the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). NAN reports that Dauski’s counsel, Mr Joesph Daudu, SAN, and Mr Ahmed Raji, SAN, were also not in court. Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser to ex-president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) in 2015. ALSO READ Reps stop budget consideration for Ministry, give reasonsOn trial with him are Aminu Baba-Kusa, a former NNPC Executive Director, and two firms- Acacia Holdings and Reliance Referral Hospital. They are arraigned on 32 counts of criminal breach of trust, misappropriation and dishonest release and receiving of various sums of money, to the tune of N33.3 billion. Justice Baba-Yusuf had on April 16, issued a production warrant on the Director General, Department of State Services, DSS, to produce Dasuki in court for his trial at the next adjourned date. The judge also ordered the prosecution to liaise with the DSS, to produce the defendant whenever his matter comes up. ALSO READ Trump Thanks North Korea For ‘Gracious’ Pledge To Destroy Nuclear SiteAt the resumed sitting, the prosecuting counsel Mr Oluwaleke Atolegbe, informed the court that they served DSS with the production warrant and the notice of the next adjourned date. He expressed surprise when he found out that Dasuki was not in court. Atolegbe also told the court that Mr Ahmed Raji, SAN, second senior counsel to Dasuki, called from Saudi Arabia to inform Mr Rotimi Jacobs, SAN (lead prosecuting counsel ) that Mr Joseph Daudu, SAN was still ill. ALSO READ Champions League: Tottenham shock Ajax, to face Liverpool in all-English finalHe further said that he (Raji) was also not in the country to come for the case. Atolegbe said Raji asked for an adjournment date in July, which the prosecution objected to. He said based on Raji’s call and notice, the prosecution prayed the court for an adjournment. All the counsel in the matter did not oppose to his prayer. Baba -Yusuf, after listening to their submissions adjourned until July 5, for continuation of trial. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Featurednigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleThe good advice PF ignored on KCM – Zambian Watchdognext articleNSCDC arrests two for having sex in public – Daily Post NigeriaRelated Posts434 shares Nigeria/June 16, 2019 /No Comment Nigeria must learn from Rwandan genocide, says Gambari | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News436 shares Nigeria/June 16, 2019 /No Comment New poll shows Trump trailing Biden and four other Democrats | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsSweden cruise past Thailand to make Women’s World Cup last 16 | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News‘Life-changing’ surgery gives Murray cause for optimism | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsPompeo vows US will guarantee passage through Strait of Hormuz | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsTravel Guide: What To Do If You Had 10 Days In South AfricaGov. Ihedioha wins in Appeal Court – Daily Post NigeriaIAAF Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins in Rabat – Premium Times NigeriaIAAF Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins in Rabat – Premium Times Nigeria2019 election: PDP reacts to EU reports on general polls – Daily Post Nigeria Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.