EFCC files application to separate Dasuki from co-accused

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday filed a motion at a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, seeking a separate trial for a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.

The EFCC had in 2015, filed two separate charges against Mr Dasuki and other defendants before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf.

The anti-graft agency in the first suit marked FCT/HC/CR/42/2015, charged the former NSA alongside a former minister of state for finance, Bashir Yuguda; a former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa; his son, Sagir and his company, Dalhatu Investment Limited.

They were charged on a 25-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of public funds to the tune N19.4 billion.

In the other suit, Mr Dasuki was tried…

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