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Court adjourns Sule Lamido’s trial to Nov. 15

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido

Justice Babatunde Quadri of Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned trial of former Lamido is being prosecuted alongside his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, and two others by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a 27-count charge bordering on abuse of office and money laundering.

At the resumed hearing, counsel for the defendants, Kanu Agabi (SAN), informed the court of his appearance in the matter for the first time.

Agabi said “I am coming here for the first time in this case and I am pleading with the court to give me time to familiarise with the case.

“I know this is a court of justice and the court is interested in a speedy trial but I am pleading for time to get to know about the case.”

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