Dasuki’s Death: FG Alleges Former NSA Declines Offers to Participate In Father’s BurialFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
SOKOTO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Detained former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) has declined two Federal Government (FG) offers to visit his late father, Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki on his hospital bed, as well as Sokoto, for his burial.
NAN reported that the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau (retd), while addressing newsmen Tuesday in Sokoto, confirmed that the former NSA on Monday declined an offer to visit his late father, ex Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki, in an Abuja hospital.
The Minister said Sambo also declined another offer to be in Sokoto throughout the mourning of his father.
”We had discussed with the Director-General, DSS, yesterday and Sambo was offered to visit his late father on his hospital bed in Abuja.
” He declined and said he preferred to pray for him. He was also offered to be in Sokoto throughout the mourning period and he also declined, preferring to pray for his late father. That was the true situation,” Danbazau said.
The 18th Sultan of Sokoto, died Monday night in the National Hospital, Abuja at the age of 93. He was buried today (Tuesday) afternoon in Sokoto according to the Islamic rites.
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