The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki has finally been granted permission to travel out of the country.
National Mirror reports that Dasuki was allowed this morning, Friday, November 20, to travel out on medical grounds pending when his trial will begin. Justice Adeniyi Ademola granted the former NSA a period of three weeks to travel out of the country in order to take care of himself medically.
Recall that Dasuki is being tried for allegedly involving in the unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering. The trial judge who had earlier granted bail to Dasuki on self-recognition varied the bail conditions which now include a surety, will write an undertaking to produce the accused person on the next adjourned date.
Justice Ademola also said that the surety should be ready to take the position of the accused in case Dasuki refuses to appear in court. In the alternative, Justice Ademola ordered any of the senior counsel to the accused person to sign an undertaking to take his place, before the international passport of the accused is released. His trial has been adjourned till November 26 and 27, 2015.