Dasuki Charged to Court for Fraud

Dasuki, the former national security adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan has today been charged in court.  Sambo Dasuki appeared today in court in the Federal Capital, Abuja; and was charged with fraud, money laundering and criminal breach of trust.

Dasuki, alongside others, was arrested two weeks ago by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).

A government investigation panel indicted Mr Dasuki for allegedly diverting $2bn meant to buy equipment for the Nigerian Army to fight against the Boko Haram insurgency.

Dasuki appeared in court together with a former finance director in his office, Shuaibu Salisu, and a former general manager of the state oil company, Aminu Babakusa who all pleaded not guilty in court.

Sambo Dasuki has also denied all allegations claiming that they are politically motivated.

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