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Witness tells court Senator Shehu Sani asked him to bribe Judges



Trial of the former Senator for Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, resumed before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday, with a prosecution witness, Sani Dauda, who said that the Defendant demanded from him the sum of $15,000 as bribe.

Dauda who is the Chairman of ASD Group of Companies who gave his evidence in chief in Hausa language and translated also said on November 19, 2019, Sani pressurised him to hand him the sum of N5 million to bribe 4 Judges and a Prosecutor.

That the money is to fulfill the arrangement he had with the Chief Justice of Nigeria to direct the 4 Judges not to hear cases that concerns him and one Abubakar Musa.

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The trial judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo adjourned the case till Tuesday after he expressed dissatisfaction with the level of competence of the Court’s interpreter.

Senator Sani is standing trial on a 2-count charge bordering on advanced fee fraud and bribery and he was granted bail to the tune of N10 million with a surety in like sum.


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