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Dasuki, three others arraigned

14 December 2015, 16:26

Abuja - The immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and three other persons were on Monday arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Premium Times.

The three others docked alongside Dasuki included 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.

Also read: Buhari says Dasuki stole $2B in arms deal

They were arraigned before a Federal High Court Abuja on a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal breach of trust.

The accused persons who were alleged to have illegally diverted over N13.6billion from the national treasury, however, pleaded not guilty to the entire charge.

Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf‎ adjourned till Tuesday to hear their separate applications for bail.

Read more at Premium Times.

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