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Former Defence Chief bought N320m Abuja house for son

28 April 2016, 15:53

Abuja - Former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh spent N320m belonging to the Nigerian Air Force to purchase a house in Abuja for his 28-year old last son, Kam.

This was revealed on Wednesday by a retired Air Commodore, Aliyu Yishau, who appeared before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Yishau, who said he served as former director of Finance and Account of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) when Badeh was the Chief of Air Staff (between September 2012 and December 2013), said the N320m house was the second landed assets acquired in Wuse 2, Abuja by the former Chief of Defence Staff for his children.

Also read: Badeh raided staff salary funds to buy property, court told

Yishau, the first prosecution witness, who was cross-examined by Badeh’s lawyer Akin Olujinmi said the first house located at No: 19 Kumasi Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja was bought for Badeh’s first son, Alex Badeh (Jnr), at N260 million with N60 million spent to renovate it.

Yishau added that N90 million was expended in furnishing the property.

He said the second house, which was bought at N320 million for Badeh’s last son, is located adjacent to the one bought for the first son.

- News 24


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