Dasuki’s long walk freedom – The Nation Newspaper


Since August 2015, Col. Sambo Dasuki has been on trial for illegal firearms possession and money laundering. Courts have ordered his release, which the Federal Government complied with yesterday, writes ERIC IKHILAE

Sambo Dasuki, who served as the National Security Adviser (NSA) during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, was arrested shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari took over the reins of power.

Dasuki has three different charges pending against him in courts. One is before Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, while the other two are now before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja.

He is prosecuted alone in the charge before the Federal High Court which relates to illegal arms possession and money laundering.

One of the cases before the FCT High Court is a 22-count charge in which Dasuki and others are accused of breach of trust and diversion of about N13billion by the…



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