Abuja - The Economic Community of West African
States (ECOWAS) Court is seeking a speedy resolution to the legal battle
between the federal government and former National Security Adviser (NSA),
The court also ordered the detained retired army officer to
make out his case against the government on Wednesday challenging his detention
since December last year.
The government has to put its defense at the disposal of the
court on Thursday.
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Presiding Judge of the regional court, Friday Chijioke
Nwoke, gave the order in Abuja on Tuesday at the resumed hearing in a legal
action instituted by Dasuki to challenge his alleged unlawful detention,
unlawful seizure of properties and infringement on his fundamental rights to
“Having listened to parties in this matter and the parties
having filed and put all necessary documents and exhibits at the disposal of
this court and having granted accelerated hearing in this matter, it is in the
interest of justice that this case must be expeditiously dealt with,”
Dasuki is facing charges of misappropriating US$2 billion
meant for the procurement of arms to fight the Boko Haram insurgents.
- CAJ News