The United States of America have banned the sale of arms to Nigeria over alleged continued violation of human rights in the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari

According to newsmen on Sunday, the Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) says this might be at the cost of the violation of human rights being layed on the citizens of Nigeria by the armed forces.

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Mr Femi Falana also called on the president for the Immediate release of the past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), who has been held in custody without a court order.

He also stated the the release of the past NSA (col. Dasuki),would allow the ex-NSA’s trial for alleged diversion of arms funds to go on smoothly.

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Meanwhile, Falana said though the basis for the ban on sale of arms by the US could be queried, the President should stop the violation of people’s rights and also release all political detainees.

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