Justice Adeniyi Ademola, the judge that is in charge of the Dasuki case, has withdrawn from the trial of former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.
Justice of the federal high court, Ademola whom the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested on October 7 with accuse of corruption, has announced his decision to withdraw from the trial before the court on Tuesday.
“I am sure you are conversant with what is going on the last seven days. One of the allegations being made against me is that I received some money from Sambo Dasuki. This is the allegation of the SSS. “I thought I should tell the counsel what is being said.”
“Before I announce my decision, let me ask the defendant (Dasuki) some questions.”
Questions and anwser from Ademola and Basuki:(effort to show his innocence.)
Ademola: Do you know me at all?
Dasuki: Before I came to this court, not at all.
Ademola: Did you at any time give me money?
Dasuki: Not that I am aware of.
Ademola: Did you send your lawyers to give me money?
Dasuki: Not at all.
Ademola: Did you give money to any of my relatives?
Dasuki: Not at all, maybe the SSS alleging that did.”