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EFCC charges former Air Force chiefs with N21bn fraud

27 June 2016, 14:41

Lagos - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a money laundering charge against Air Marshal Adesola Amosu Nunayon (rtd) at the Federal High Court in Lagos, reports Sahara Reporters.

He was charged along with Air Vice Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Owodunni Olugbenga.

Companies named in the charge are Delfina Oil and Gas Ltd, Mcallan Oil And Gas Ltd, Hebron Housing and Properties Company Ltd, Trapezites BDC, Fonds and Pricey Ltd, Deegee Oil and Gas Ltd, Timsegg Investment Ltd and Solomon Health Care Ltd.

Also read: 29 properties seized from ex-Air Force Chiefs

EFCC accused them of converting N21billion from the Nigeria Air Force around March 5, 2014 in Lagos.

They were also accused of concealing “proceeds of crime” and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act, 2012 and punishable under Section 17(a).

The accused persons were accused of using the companies to convert and conceal the money.

- News 24


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