Dasuki Gate: Court admits Metuh’s evidence of N400m expenditure


Olisa Metuh

By Wandoo Sombo

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has admitted in evidence, the final account tendered by Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Metuh tendered the document on Tuesday at the resumed hearing, detailing how the sum of the N400 million for which he is standing trial, was spent on a special national assignment.

Metuh who was led in evidence by his counsel, Mr Abel Ozioko submitted that the money was used for a special national assignment given to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The court also admitted in evidence, media publications where, in response to Metuh’s arrest and arraignment in 2016, the leadership of the PDP affirmed that the PDP did not in any way benefit from the fund.

This, he said was contrary to allegations that it was used for political activities of the party.

The documents were admitted and marked as exhibits 21 and 22.

Metuh had earlier tendered a document detailing…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria