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Security Operatives Besiege Home Of Former Presidential Adviser On National Security


Security operatives encroaching the home of Nigeria’s former presidential adviser on national security, and keeping him from leaving the country, said on Thursday he is declining to answer questions around a $2bn arms bargain.

The department of state security said it wasn’t unlawfully blocking resigned Colonel Sambo Dasuki in spite of a court request discharging his seized international ID for therapeutic travel.

Relatives said he didn’t leave the nation on Wednesday for a therapeutic registration as a result of a tip-off that he would be captured at the airplane terminal. They said Dasuki told specialists on Thursday that any new charges ought to be recorded in court.

Dasuki denied a state security explanation on Thursday saying he has declined to show up before a board of trustees examining a $2bn arms acquirement. He said he has never gotten such a welcome, as indicated by PR Nigeria, an office that distributes news discharges.

The Federal High Court a month ago discharged Dasuki on safeguard after he argued pure to charges of tax evasion over $423 000 in real money seized from two homes and wrongfully having a weapons reserve that State Security said could jeopardize the West African country.

Dasuki, 60, was a key counselor to former President Goodluck Jonathan and usurped the part of the service of guard in securing weapons. He was called before a Senate advisory group a year ago to clarify a South African seizure of $9.3m in real money traveled to that nation on a private plane and a $5.7m bank exchange that South Africa blocked, saying it included an unlawful arms bargain.