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Dasuki will not attend father's burial

15 November 2016, 12:26

Sokoto - The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, will ‎not be attending his father’s burial which is billed to take place in Sokoto later today, Tuesday, November 15, Daily Trust reports.

Sambo Dasuki who has been detained for about a year by the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegations of corruption lost his father Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki on Monday in Abuja.

‎‎His late father who was a former Sultan of Sokoto, died at the age of 93 according to News24.

The Sultan will be buried on Tuesday November 15, 2016 after the 2.00pm afternoon prayers at Hubbaren Shehu Usman Dan Fodio Site in Sokoto State.‎

Former NSA, Sambo Dasuki has been detained by the Federal Government since December 1, 2015 in spite of the bails granted him by three different High Courts in Abuja. The ECOWAS Court had also ordered his release.

As at press time it was not certain whether the government would temporarily permit the detained ex-NSA to pay his father the last respect during the burial.

- News 24

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