Court orders Dasuki’s release, serves warrant on DSS, AGF


The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has, Tuesday, formally served the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, AGF, with a warrant of release  of the Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki Rtd.

Recall that Dasuki was on July 2 granted conditional bails by the Federal High Court. Dasuki, who perfected his bail condition today, had had previously perfected other bails conditions granted him by four different judges of high courts.

The ECOWAS Court of Justice also ordered his immediate release from detention. Today’s warrant of release, dated July 16, 2018 with a title ‘Verification of Bail Conditions’ and signed by Mba Nkem A. Omotosho, Deputy Chief Registrar was served on DSS and the office of Minister of Justice in Abuja.

According to the release warrant,  “Pursuant to the judgement Order made on Monday the 2nd day of July 2018 granted by his lordship, Hon Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu, directing various conditions to be fulfilled prior to the Release on Bail of the Applicant (Col. Sambo Dasuki Rtd). “I have scrupulously verified the entire conditions of bail as ordered by his lordship and the three ambits are fulfilled.

“Hence, the respondents, the Director-General, State Security Services, and Attorney General of the Federation are hereby notified as directed by his lordship for the subsequent compliance of same. “Attached herewith is the enrolled Order of the Court and all the necessary bail documents for your perusal and aggrandizement.”

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