The immediate – past National Security Adviser , Sambo Dasuki, has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services .
Confirming Dasuki’s release to The PUNCH, the ex -NSA ’s lead counsel , Mr . Ahmed Raji ( SAN ) , at about 8 .11 pm on Tuesday , said , “ He was released few minutes ago . ”
Dasuki was arrested by the DSS on December 29 , 2015 and had remained in custody in violation of a series of court orders issued for his release .
The Attorney – General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , Mr. Abubakar Malami , had earlier on Tuesday said he had directed the DSS to comply with the court order granting bail to Dasuki and the publisher of SaharaReporters , Omoyele Sowore.