Abuja - There are indications that the Defence Headquarters has started the process of recalling about 20 Generals allegedly involved in the purchase of arms and ammunition for the country, reports Vanguard.
The suspected top military officers are being detained at a military facility in Abuja and would soon be made to face the music for their roles in fleecing the nation.
Other key army, naval and air force officers, who had retired within the last three months, are also being recalled to face an investigating panel probing the purchase of arms for the nation since 2009 with a view to ascertaining their roles in the missing defence funds.
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The Generals and the officers are expected to be grilled on their roles in the arms purchase process and the missing defence funds.
The Chief of Army Staff, has already set- up an investigative panel, to interrogate the retired generals.
It is believed that some of the detained top military officers might have connived with some national security officers to divert huge sums of money set aside for the procurement of vital equipment and platforms for the armed forces by acknowledging receipt of such items when none had been supplied.
Read more at Vanguard.
- News 24