Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to explain to Nigerians what ex-militant Mujaheed Asari Dokubo, was doing on the plane that illegally ferried US$9.3 million to South Africa, Punch reports.
National Publicity Secretary of the party Lai Mohammed said since the federal government has taken ownership of the funds by saying the National Security Adviser (NSA) issued the end-user certificate for the arms purchase, the government has a lot of questions to answer on the whole deal, including whether Asari Dokubo is the contractor or the end user, who he was procuring arms for and for what purpose.
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Dokubo-Asari, however denied his involvement in the scandal. The ex-militant who is currently in Saudi Arabia where he is performing the 2014 Hajj, said the last time he visited South Africa was in 2002 and could not have gone to any country without a visa.
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