Nigerian EX- President,Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday, failed to appear before an Abuja Federal High Court as defence witness in the ongoing trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh.
Metuh is currently facing charges for allegedly receiving the sum of N400m from former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in the build up to the 2015 presidential election.
Justice Abang had confirmed that he signed a subpoena compelling Jonathan to appear in court.
The judge said he received Metuh’s application for a subpoena to be issued on Jonathan at about 3.59pm on Monday.
ustice Abang Okon on Wednesday mandated its bailiff to serve former President Goodluck Jonathan with summons within five days.
The Justice said that, the order will enable Jonathan to appear in court to testify in the trial of Olisah Metuh.
The judge also ordered the prosecution to persuade the Department of State Security (DSS) to produce the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki in court at the next trial date.