The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday charged the immediate past National Security Adviser, Retd. Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki to court for acts capable of undermining national security.
This was contained in a press statement the DSS, signed by Tony Opuiyo, which stated that after searching Dasuki’s houses on July 16, 2015, the men of DSS discovered large cache of arms and ammunition, among other things and has subsequently charged him to court.
“Consequently, on Monday 24th August, 2015, he was charged to court based on evidence so far obtained, but which relates to possession of fire arms without license punishable under section 27(i)(a)(i) of the Firearms Act Cap F28 LFN 2004,” the statement said.
“This is in line with democratic practice and our avowed commitment to the rule of law, in which nobody is deemed to be above the law no matter how highly placed in the society.”
The department has stated that the public will be duly informed on the progress of the matter.