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Nigerians want capital punishment for Dasuki

18 December 2015, 20:47

Lagos - Most Nigerians have called for capital punishment to be meted on former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki.

Dasuki is being accused of diverting 2.1 billion dollars meant for the purchase of arms for the Nigerian military to fight Boko Haram.

A poll conducted by News24 indicated that most Nigerians want Dasuki to be handed a capital punishment.

Also read: Court grants Dasuki bail

News24 Nigeria asked should Sambo Dasuki face capital punishment for the misappropriation of 2 billion dollars?

Out of 25 respondents, 17, which represent 68% of the total, wanted a capital punishment for Dasuki, while 8, which represent 32% want otherwise.

On Friday, a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, granted bail to Dasuki, and four others standing trial for alleged money laundering and criminal breach of trust.

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