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Court grants Dasuki’s bail



The Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday granted bail to former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki.

Dasuki is currently being held by the Department of State Service and has been in custody for more than two years.

He standing a trial for allegedly mismanaging 2.1 billion dollars meant for purchase of arms to fight the Boko Haram insurgents and for unlawful possession of firearms.

Noting that Dasuki’s prolonged detention is in violation of his rights, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu granted the ex-NSA bail in the sum of N200m bail bonds, two sureties each in like sum and ordered Dasuki’s international passport should remain with the court.

The Judge ordered that the sureties must be public servants of no less than Grade Level 16, and must deposit evidence of last promotion to the court registrar.

Also, the sureties must be owners of landed properties in the FCT and must deposit original copies of the land title to the court registrar.

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