I was following Goodluck Jonathan's orders - Ex NSA says
Dasuki, who frowned at his continued detention, also said he was ready for his trial to begin.
”Based on the service rules in the security circle, I owe it a duty to obey the President and Commander-In-Chief. Ex-President Jonathan approved all the expenses incurred by ONSA.
”I am ready to prove in court how we complied with the directive of the ex-President.”
Daily Post reports that the former NSA said “I am ready for trial because they have destroyed my family’s name and my professional integrity, especially how we successfully fought Boko Haram and recovered major towns and cities, not villages. They should let my trial start in earnest to enable Nigerians know the truth from falsehood.
“Since I was detained in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS), I have not been shown any warrant to this effect or court order.
”I deserve to be shown the warrant of detention by DSS and the purpose for restricting me to house arrest. My detention is unlawful.”
Dasuki also wondered why the people linked with the arms purchase fraud have been granted bail, and he is still in custody.
“All those who collected funds from ONSA have been granted bail but I am still in custody. I have been granted bail on all the cases filed against me by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and even DSS, but I have not been released.
”If all the beneficiaries of the so-called funds are on bail, what have I done wrong? Nigerians should help prevail on the government to grant me bail.
”I cannot rock the boat. I am prepared for trial. We did everything with national and security interest,” he said.
The Federal Government has refused to release the former NSA despite being granted bail by several courts.
Sambo Dasuki was arrested by the Department of State Service (DSS), on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.
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