The Federal government have given the reason why the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), is still been held in detention.
According to the spokesperson of President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Col. Dasuki is been held because if additional charges against him for which he has not been granted bail.
The government also said security agencies were still conducting investigations on some allegations against the ex-NSA which necessitates his continued detention.
Mr. Shehu also added that the fear of the government was that there would be a breakdown of law and order if Mr. Zakzaky was allowed to go home.
“Government has a responsibility to ensure his safety,” he said.
“He is not in a prison type of detention. He is in the company of his wife and children voluntarily.
“Government is being compassionate on this matter. There is an overall public good that government is looking at in this matter,” he said.
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