|Sambo Dasuki fails again in bid to stop trial.|
Dasukigate.Sambo Dasuki might as well give up,it is very clear that nothing can stop this case going on.The Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed an application by embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, to stop his trial in the $2.1 billion arms deal fraud. Delivering judgement in the suit filed by Dasuki against the Federal government today April 19th, the presiding judge, Justice Ademola Adebiyi, ruled that Dasuki's trial must continue.
The judge said Dasuki had not followed the proper process of filing a contempt charge
against the federal government. According to Justice Adebiyi, it was out of place for a defendant in a suit to ask that charges against him be dropped for unweighty reasons.
Meanwhile, an Abuja High Court has fixed May 3rd for Dasuki's trial on charges of diverting funds meant for the purchase of arms for soldiers fighting Boko Haram.