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FG blames Dasuki for increase in Boko Haram activities

03 March 2016, 20:43

Abuja - The federal government has hinged the increase in the activities of Boko Haram terror group on the the former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki.

The counsel to the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Dipo Okpeseyitan said the inability of the former NSA to to procure arms has caused the increase in insurgency in the North East.

He made the disclosure in opposition to an application by Dasuki asking a Federal High Court in Abuja to discharge him from the five-count charges of unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering.

Also read: Dasuki accuses FG of delaying trial

Dasuki had through his counsel, Joseph Daudu (SAN), contended that despite the orders of three courts for his bail to enable him prepare for his defence, the DSS has refused to comply with the orders.

The judge has adjourned the case to April 4 for ruling.

Source: Daily Trust

- News 24


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