- Sambo Dasuki has said that he is ready to resume trial in court
- The former Natioanl Security Adviser (NSA) said that he is fit to defend himself in court in relation to the money laundering charges made against him
- Dasuki said that although he was granted bail by the court, the federal governement refused to release him
The former Natioanl Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, who was released from prison on Tuesday, December 24, after four years has said that he is ready and fit to defend himself in court.
Dasuki was charged with money laudering after allegedly diverting the sum of $2.1 billion meant for purchase of arms for soldiers fighting Boko Haram, The News reports.
The former NSA on Wednesday, December 25 said that the federal government refused to release him after he was granted bail by the court.
He said: "I stopped going to the court because I was granted bail but the government refused to release me and I said whenever the bail order is complied with I will appear before the court and defend myself. I am ready.”
Earlier, Legit.ng reporetd that Dasuki had spoken on the alleged feud between him and President Muhammadu Buhari. Dasuki said he had no feud with the president.
“I have no feud with anybody. I am more than that. I can’t engage in a feud with anyone,” he said. The former NSA was arrested in December 2015 and has been in DSS custody.
He was released after four years on Tuesday, December 24, following an order by the federal government.
He expressed gratitude to all those who prayed for him while he was in detention. He said the results of the prayers have been seen and God will reward them.
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