Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has denied receiving $300 000 from the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, reports NewsDay.
President Buhari was reacting to claims by Dasuki in his statement to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he gave the president $300 000 out of the $2bn meant for the purchase of arms for the Nigerian military.
Buhari said he did not receive a kobo from the former NSA.
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Buhari, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, said he only got two Toyota Land Cruiser jeeps from the Presidency before his inauguration on May 29.
Adeshina said the jeeps, one armoured and the other ordinary, were sent to Buhari shortly after the attack on his vehicles in Kaduna State by members of the Boko Haram sect.
It would be recalled that Buhari was attacked in July 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists on Ali Akilu Road, Kawo-Kaduna.
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- News 24