DSS Operatives Lays Siege On Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki’s Residence
Operatives pf the Department of State Security Service, DSS, have laid siege on the private residence of the immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in Asokoro district of Abuja, Premium Times is reporting.
According to the online news platform, a source in the house said the operatives, led by one Mohammed, arrived Mr. Dasuki’s residence at about 6:40 pm and asked all the soldiers on guard to stay away. They said they were at the property to see the former NSA for official reasons.
Premium Times lso reported that another set of operatives are presently carrying out a similar siege on Mr. Dasuki’s family House, owned by his father, a former Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Dasuki, in Sokoto metropolis.
“They have descended on our House and have so far searched the whole House including a large container that has been in the compound for many years,” Premium Times quoted the source as saying of the Sokoto Home.
He also said the operatives have locked all occupants of the House inside and are not allowing anyone in or out of the building.
Meanwhile, at the Abuja residence of the former NSA, the operatives are still outside the residence of Mr. Dasuki insisting on “seeing” him.
“He has refused to let them in and right now they are threatening to force themselves in,” the source said.
Mr. Dasuki was relieved of his appointment as NSA this week by President Muhammadu Buhari. He was appointed NSA by former President Goodluck Jonathan on June 22, 2012 to succeed, Andrew Azazi, who died in a helicopter crash in Bayelsa state.