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Dasukigate: Panel summons more military officers

18 March 2016, 16:27

Abuja - The Special Investigative Panel on Arms Procurement by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has invited more serving and retired military officers.

The list of the affected officers has been sent to their units.

It was learnt that some officers holding some position from 2007 till date might be questioned by the panel.

Besides, some former Service Chiefs have also been invited by the panel, based on some facts and figures before it.

Also read: #Dasukigate: Badeh detained, Amosu still held by EFCC

Some former Service Chiefs might share their experience and compare notes on the procedures in place while in the military.

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.) is facing trial over $2.1billion arms deals.

Also, a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal A.N. Amosu (retd.); ex-National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.); and Col. N. Ashinze (Special Military Assistant to the ex-NSA are in detention.

Others to be probed are 22 companies traced to associates and relatives of some of the suspects.

- News 24


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