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The trial of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki and others, for a N13.5billion money laundering charge has been adjourned to October 5th.

Dasuki and four others are facing a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N13, 570billion before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sitting in Maitama.


The others are former Director of Finance and Administration, Office of the National Security Adviser, Shuaibu Salisu; former General Manager, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Aminu Babakusa and two firms: Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital Limited.

The trial could not go on today following the commencement of the yearly vacation of the courts in the country. The new date was, however, agreed upon following deliberation among representatives of counsels to the defendants and subsequent ratification by the court.