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DSS continues siege on Dasuki's residence despite court order

16 November 2015, 11:13

Abuja - In defiance of a court order, the Department of Security Service (DSS) has refused to vacate the Abuja residence of the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) to allow him travel for medical treatment abroad, Premium Times reports.

 The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had on Friday directed the DSS to lift their siege on Dasuki's home, while chiding the service for its flagrant violation of the previous court ruling.

For over 48 hours after Justice Adeniyi Ademola’s order, the personnel of the State Security Service (SSS) have refused to budge but maintained the house arrest of the ex-NSA.

Also read: Court orders DSS to allow Dasuki travel abroad for treatment

The immediate-past NSA, had approached the court praying for the enforcement of its earlier order of November 3 that he could travel for three weeks to seek medical assistance for his ailment.

In the suit, Dasuki sought enforcement of his fundamental human rights to dignity and security of his life.

Read more at Premium Times

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