The Federal Government has on Monday, November 23, directed the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to cancel the bail it granted the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd.
The FG, in an application it filed pursuant to section 169 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015, demanded that the ex NSA Boss should be remanded in prison pending his trial.
If you recall, he was on September 1, granted bail by the high court on self recognition, however, Justice Ademola Adeniyi, on November 13, while granting the defendant leave to travel abroad for medical treatment, varied his bail condition.
The Justice directed Dasuki to present a guarantor that must be ready to face prosecution should he (Dasuki), go into hiding after his medical treatment in the United Kingdom.
The court further directed the release of his hitherto seized traveling documents, saying Dasuki should return same to the Deputy Chief Registrar, Litigation of the high court within 72 hours of his return from the three weeks medical trip.
It was the order that the government yesterday asked the court to vacate by revoking the bail that was granted to the defendant.