Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Dasuki: ‘Buhari misled by northern cabals’

By News Express on 22/07/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 923

•Former NSA, Sambo Dasuki
•Former NSA, Sambo Dasuki

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the effect that the Federal Government was not ready to release Colonel Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA) after perfecting the 6th bail granted him by the Federal High Court.

In a statement by the President of NYCN, Comrade Isah Abubakar, the Arewa group said that President Muhammadu Buhari is being misled by Northern Cabal for selfish interests.

The statement read in parts thus: “We are alarmed at the statement credited to the Justice Minister and to say that it is not only disgusting, myopic and insensitive but portrays the Attorney General as incapable of discharging his duties as the adviser to both the President and the nation.

“Is it not unbecoming of a person labelled as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and a Northerner to engage in activities seen to be against the rule of law as courts of competent jurisdiction have granted Dasuki bail six times?

“We dare say that President Buhari is being misled by northern cabals against other northerners, like in the case Sambo Dasuki.

“We agree with one of the loudest voices against this tyrannical tendency, a former Aide de Camp (ADC) to General Muhammadu Buhari when he was Governor of Gongola and Military Head of State, Al-Mustapha Haruna Jokolo.

“In a recent interview, Jokolo stated in a recent interview that Northern Cabals are misleading President Buhari from releasing Sambo Dasuki even after the fact that Dasuki facilitated the 1983 coup that brought Buhari to power and supported his political aspirations before the Sokoto Prince was appointed by Jonathan’s government to serve as the NSA.

“Jokolo further suggested what’s happening was probably pre-planned. We are happy about Jokolo’s consternation as a Northerner as well as his denunciation of the Northern elites for abandoning one of their sons.

“Dasuki may not have been perfect but during his tenure as the National Security Adviser in the immediate past administration, he reinvigorated and facilitated the expansion of troops of Multi-national Joint Taskforce (MNJTF) with neighbouring Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger towards combating the dreaded Boko Haram insurgency.

“Dasuki also facilitated a collaboration with foreign technical advisers towards ensuring the recovery of several major towns in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states from Boko Haram terrorists. Some of the liberated towns included: Abadam, Askira, Baga, Bama, Bara, Buni Yadi, Damboa, Dikwa, Gamboru-Ngala, Goniri, Gujba, Gulag, Gulani, Gwoza, Hong, Kala Balge, Konduga, Kukawa, Marte, Madagali, Michika, Monguno, Mubi, Vimtim among others.

“It is pertinent to note that virtually all electorates in the above-mentioned areas voted for President Buhari in 2015. The breakdown of results from these areas confirmed that the indigenes voted for him in that election. Sadly, the current government seems to have forgotten.

“They said Dasuki did nothing with all the monies he received as NSA but the authorities are yet to counter his declaration on the arms, weapons, jets and other military hardware he put out in public domain that were bought by Jonathan administration. The equipments are still being used by the Nigerian military today. The truth is that Nigeria is in trouble and clear attestation to this are instances whereby the current administration is selecting orders to obey even in an arrogant manner.

“While we won't join persons and groups who have been comparing death figures under different regimes since 1999, as the right to life is sacrosanct, a presidential spokesman did this recently. He gave the infamous ‘death checklist’ under previous governments when they have been regular cases of death in North-East from terrorists and Zamfara, Sokoto and Kaduna from armed bandits apart from the killing from the menace of herdsmen-farmers clashes.

“NYCN wish to commend prominent groups and individuals that have come out to criticize this assault on democracy, the monumental embarrassment of the judiciary and travesty of justice. No right-thinking person should act unbothered about this situation because such may be replicated to the extent that government will start rubbishing any judgement that does not go its way.

“Finally, we must state that the statement by Justice Minister that the government has a right to detain a citizen against court order is not only disgusting, myopic and insensitive but portrays the Abubakar Malami as incapable of discharging his duties as the adviser to both Mr. President and the nation. It is even unbecoming of a person labelled as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) to engage in activities seen to be against the rule of law as courts of competent jurisdiction have granted Dasuki bail six times

“President Buhari should be careful of any legal advice that is illegal and unconstitutional and drop this vengeance and obey constitutionalism.” (PRNigeria)

Source News Express

Posted 22/07/2018 7:33:57 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Uduaghan afflicted with crisis of conscience, APC taking...

NEMA Boss blows N1.6bn flood fund

Examination malpractice worrisome: WAEC

NCC advises media on Cybercrime Act 2015

Reps probe CBN, Finance Ministry over N50bn unpaid...

Int’l Women’s Day: Emmanuel goes tough on rapists,...

Why charges against Dasuki can’t be consolidated: Court...

Bayelsa inaugurates media corporation committee

2019: Sen. Hunkuyi, supporters attacked during APC meeting...

CBN injects $210m into forex market

What’s this world coming to?: MOTHER STABS 8-month-old...

Dogara mourns Deputy House Leader, Umar Baba Jibril...

 

Latest News BREAKING NEWS: Ex-Head of State Ernest Shonekan reported dead Senate rejects inclusion of South East reps in Security Council Buhari support group accuses three governors of sabotage University don commits suicide in Benue Army Chief announces Operation Crocodile Smile III, states objectives Outcry over alleged imposition of the son of Aisha Buhari’s aide as APC candidate Military gives militia December to vacate Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa 2019: Picking Peter Obi will not make Yorubas vote against Atiku — Ajulo Court grants SERAP leave to compel Fashola over ‘N900bn spent on power privatisation’ 2019: Anambra leaders, Ohanaeze assure Atiku of South East support Release of looters’ list didn’t violate rights: Court Kaduna crisis: 24 hours curfew relaxed in parts of metropolis

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (409,410 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (383,852 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (316,273 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (260,118 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (238,638 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (225,063 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (205,017 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (186,456 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (171,328 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (166,473 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (162,165 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (149,829 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (70) Business & Economy (3,708) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (949) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (561) Features (660) Global Business Monitor (305) International (2,568) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (145) News (39,858) Opinion (1,127) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,372) Religion (885) Sports (1,740) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

NLNG Prize for Literature 2018

Zenith Zero Balance

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

LIBYA vs NIGERIA 2-3 Goals Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement