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EFCC recovers N2bn, 33 properties from Amosu, Air Chiefs

02 September 2016, 12:16

Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has so far recovered over N2 billion and 33 properties from three former Air Force chiefs, reports New Telegraph.

The total value of the 33 properties is put at over N12 billion. 

The seizures were made from the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu; former Director of Finance and Budget, Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo (rtd) and former Chief of Accounts and Budgeting in NAF, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun (rtd).

The monies were recovered from various bank accounts linked to Amosu, Adigun and Gbadebo.

Also read: How ex-Air Force Chief Amosu stole billions - EFCC

The recovered properties include luxury apartments, hotels, shopping malls, mansions   parcels of land and ultramodern diagnostic centre located in highbrow areas of Lagos and Abuja.

The three according to News 24 are being tried alongside eight companies, namely: Delfina Oil and Gas Limited, Mcallan Oil and Gas Limited, Hebron Housing and Properties Company Limited and Trapezites BDC Fonds and Pricey Limited.

Amosu was charged with money laundering in the amount of N21 billion from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and allegedly concealing proceeds of crime.

- News 24


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