Abuja - Former National Security Adviser, Col.
Sambo Dasuki, has challenged the application by the Government to revoke the
bail earlier granted to him by the courts.
He is facing charges of corruption and illegal possession of
At the resumption of the trial at the Federal High Court
sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, he Preliminary Objection against plans to revoke
He claimed the Government’s appeal to have the bail revoked
disregarded an earlier order that granted him permission to travel abroad to treat
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He thus appealed to Justice Adeniyi Ademola to dismiss the
The are two applications seeking to revoke the bail earlier
granted to Dasuki by the court and another application seeking to stop the
further execution of the order of the court directing that the passport of the
accused person be released to him.
Judge Ademola has adjourned the trial to January 20 for the
hearing of the preliminary objection.
Dasuki, the security advisor between 2012 and earlier this
year, is on trial for allegedly stealing funds meant for the acquisition of
arms for the military as well as authorizing phony contracts.
- CAJ News