At Last He Was Being Released! Dasuki Gets Back To His Family After Four Years - Focus News

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Wednesday, 25 December 2019

At Last He Was Being Released! Dasuki Gets Back To His Family After Four Years


Former National Security Adviser to the ex- President Goodluck Jonathan was released on Tuesday by 9pm. This happens after the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami ordered his released yesterday.

Sambo Dasuki who has been detained  by Department of State Service (DSS) spent for years in their custody since 29th Dec., 2015. He was being released yesterday and gets back home to meet his family.

He met with his family members, wife, children, close associate and relative on his arrival, crying for seeing him again after 4years of detention, while he  advised to stop crying.  

It also important to note that, it was not just only him was released yesterday, he was released with Omoyele Sowore, the initiator of #OrangeRevolution who also has been on his trial.

The Attorney General of the Federation said in his statement that, "My office has chosen to comply with the court orders while considering the pursuit of its rights of appeal and/or review of the order relating to the bail as granted or varied by the courts."

He emphasized that his work in his office will be in line with law of the land and also advised the two not to involve in anything that may cause tention or pose threat to the peace of the land while they are still on trial.

“In line with the provisions of Sections 150(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), and in compliance with the bail granted to Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) (as recently varied by the Court of Appeal) and the bail granted to Omoyele Sowore, I have directed the State Security Services to comply with the order granting bail to the Defendants and effect their release."

“I wish to reiterate again the utmost regard of my office for the entire judicial structure of Nigeria.

This administration remains unrelenting in deepening the rule of law and the administration of justice in general.”

Source: Daily Post

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