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$2 BILLION ARMS DEAL| Dasuki Allegedly Implicates Long List of Political Actors

by on December 3, 2015
 

Col Sambo Dasuki, rtd, has allegedly opened a can of worms regarding the $2bn arms deal, saying the money was shared among some ex-governors, Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and former Ministers as reported by Nigerian Journals.

A source from the EFCC who spoke on the revelation made by Dasuki, said: “When Dasuki was brought in, he initially refused to write any statement, alleging that he had been subjected to media trial.

“I think the ex-NSA decided not to open up based on the advice of his lawyers that he should leave everything for the open court”.

“The EFCC operatives, however, obliged Dasuki a copy of the statement by a former Director of Finance in the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, in which the latter made some implicating statements”.

“Dasuki, who was shocked by Salisu’s confessions, repeatedly asked: ‘You mean Salisu wrote all these! You mean he said these! Give me a pen and paper’.

“Thereafter, Dasuki decided to open a can of worms. He gave a long list of PDP chieftains who collected money from the Office of the NSA”.

“He mentioned the names of a former Deputy National Chairman of PDP, ex-governors and ex-ministers and many others”.

“As I am talking to you, Dasuki is still writing his statement. The disclosures of the ex-Director of Finance in ONSA have assisted greatly in getting to the bottom of the armsgate”.

“So, the investigation is still on. We will certainly arrest more suspects soon.”

Following this revelation by Dasuki, the anti-graft agency is said to be getting ready to quiz all those involved in the $9m cash seized by South Africa.

The report also quoted another source from the commission who pleaded anonymity said some suspects had admitted to collecting huge sums of money from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA while Dasuki was at the helm of affirs.

“Our investigators have isolated these areas of probe: Were the funds budgeted for? If not, what informed extra-budgetary expenses? How much was actually voted for arms procurement? How were the funds sourced? Who or which agency awarded all the contracts? Who were the contractors? Was there any evidence of delivery of equipment? What will make any Minister to run to ONSA for funds?”

“These are the areas our detectives have been mandated to look at.”

On other suspects, the source explained that some of the diverted funds had been traced to a bureau de change owned by a former member of the staff of the ONSA.

“Some Bureau de Change operators were accomplices of many of these suspects in custody. We are tracking every transaction”.

“On daily basis, we will keep on inviting more suspects because the syndicate has a complex networking”.

On December 1, 2015, Dasuki was arrested by Nigeria’s State Security Service (SSS) for allegedly stealing $2bn and accused of awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets, and ammunition meant for the Nigeria’s military campaign against Boko Haram Islamist militants.

 

Omolara Adegoke- Abuja

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  • David K Oluwagbile
    December 3, 2015 at 11:46 am

    Please call the attention of this noise makers Gov. Fayose and the so call Femi who has lost sense of direction amongs the good people of Nigeria to the latest revelation made by Col Dasuki. I pray for them that they should not be found wanting.

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  • stalk
    December 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm

    Comment…Those criticizing Mr president should tell us how else to deal with this cancer called corruption. sometimes I wonder what Nigerians really want. You elect a man on an anti corruption mandate and then turn round shortly after to criticise him for fighting corruption! Its really ridiculous.

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  • December 3, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    Let them make the said statement public. Comment…

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  • akin sodimu
    December 3, 2015 at 7:50 pm

    The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria should realise that nigeria has three major human enemies. I am going to list them now, number one Boko Haram, number two Ayodele Fayose and number three Femi Fani kayode. As for Dasuki,I will not like to say Dasuki is foolish, the disbursement of security fund meant for the purchase of war weapons to fight Boko Haram must have come from above, but this means if Dasuki was asked to jump into a fiery furnace, he will do it. Let Dasuki and those implicated see the absolute power of the law.

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  • December 3, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    These people are hardened criminals o. Pls, treat them all accordingly. Catch them all.
    Welldone.

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  • Four
    December 4, 2015 at 6:38 am

    And these same people go to Churches and Mosques to pray to God! They sit on breakfast and dinner tables with their families!! Monsters!!!

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  • Payee
    December 4, 2015 at 7:01 am

    God pls reveal those that sit on our progress let them return our stolen money back

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  • December 4, 2015 at 8:14 am

    fayose may d good lord bless u cos u are tling people d truth.as for dasuki,Goodluck once said his cbnets constitutes boko haram and that he eats,drink and sits wit dem,now d statement has come to reality.

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  • Abdul
    December 4, 2015 at 10:17 am

    God bless Nigeria and 4 those who struggle 4 Biafra’s entity should be careful

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  • Benson O
    December 4, 2015 at 10:29 am

    With this kind of fund in Nigeria, why are we the youths walloping in penury. And this is just a tip of the iceberg. May God opens the eyes of the leaders to know where and how our money should be spent.

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  • December 4, 2015 at 10:47 am

    let everything be done without intimidation .let respect human dignity and rule of law

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