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Ex-Nigeria Airforce boss returns N2.3bn to FG

20 April 2016, 19:35

Abuja - The immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), has returned N2.3bn to the Federal Government.

Amosu was said to have issued two bank drafts to the Federal Government as part of the funds allegedly diverted by his office as Chief of Air Staff.

An the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source who made the disclosure said in Amosu’s Badagry home, the EFCC had also recovered about $140 000 in cash.

It was learnt that the anti-graft agency recovered N381m from Amosu’s wife, Omolara. The money was recovered in three tranches of N180m, N101m and N100m.

The detective said that the money was traced from the account of the Nigeria Air Force to the bank accounts of a company in which Amosu’s wife is a director.

A total of N4bn has been so far recovered from Amosu in cash and assets according to EFCC.

- News 24

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