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EFCC quizzes military officers over #Dasukigate

26 January 2016, 10:13

Abuja - Top military officers indicted in the alleged $2.1 billion arms fraud are currently being quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Daily Trust.

The questioning of the indicted military officers started on Monday at the commission's headquarters in Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on January 15 ordered the commission to probe the involvement of the indicted senior military officers in the arms deals.

Also read: Buhari orders probe of former service chiefs

Those the President directed should face further investigation are former Chief of Defence Staff, retired Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh and two former Chiefs of Air Staff - retired Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, and retired Air Marshal M.D Umar.

The list also include Air Vice Marshal A. M. Mamu, Air Vice Marshal O. T. Oguntoyinbo, Air Vice-Marshal T. Omenyi, Air Vice Marshal J. B. Adigun and Air Vice Marshal R. A. Ojuawo.

The rest are Air Vice Marshal J. A. Kayode-Beckley; Air Commodore A. O. Ogunjobi; Air Commodore  G. M. D. Gwani; Air Commodore S. O. Makinde; Air Commodore A. Y. Lassa; and Colonel N. Ashinze.

Some of the officers were seen at the commission's headquarters on Monday waiting to questioned about all what they know about the deal.

Read more at Daily Trust.

- News 24


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