Ex- NSA, Dasuki slams N15bn suit against FG over detention

dasukiEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded plans to arraign the embattled former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, before a Federal High Court in Abuja today over fresh charges bordering on alleged illegal diversion of public funds.
The commission has already secured leave of court to compel Dasuki and eight others, including a former minister under former president Goodluck Jonathan, to enter their plea today before Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf of the FCT High Court sitting at Maitama.
Others dragged before the court over their alleged complicity in a N10billion fraud by the anti-graft agency include former Minister of Finance, Bashir Yuguda and a former Director of Finance in the Office of the NSA, Mr. Shuaibu Salisu.
Equally to be docked before the court are former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, his son, 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, Dalhatu Investment Limited.
Others are the former Executive Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Aminu Baba-Kusa as well as his companies, Acacia Holding Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital Limited.
Nigerian Pilot, yesterday, gathered that the next batch of arrest has to do with five former ministers of Defence and four immediate past chiefs of army staff over the alleged $2.1billion arms deals.
According to the source, over a hundred suspects have been apprehended by the operatives of the EFCC on the alleged crime who are currently cooperating with the operatives of the commission. He said that the operatives of the EFCC will be going after the affected public holders as soon as Dasuki and others are arraigned.
He further added that several arrests will be made because several damning revelations have been made by the former minister of state for finance in the cause of investigation.


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