A former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), has explained the reason behind his decision to stop attending court sessions during his prolonged illegal detention.

Dasuki, who spoke in an interview with the Hausa Service of the Voice of America on Wednesday, called for justice and truth.

Dasuki said, “I was going to court. Why I stopped going to court was because the court ordered for my release. This was not obeyed. So, I said, anytime the government released me, we would continue with the case. I am ready.”

According to him, now that the government has released him, he is prepared to appear in court to answer charges levelled against him.

He also said he had no problem with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The former National Security Adviser, who was arrested for alleged illegal possession of firearms and money laundering in December 2015, was released on Tuesday.

No fewer than five courts granted him bails, but the Federal Government ignored the court orders.

The former NSA thanked Nigerians who prayed for his release. It is only God that will reward them. There is nothing to say other than to pray to God to reward them. We saw what started and it has ended peacefully, he said.”