The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested top-ranking officials of the Office of the National Security Adviser who worked under Sambo Dasuki.
The arrests are undoubtedly connected to the ongoing investigation of a $2 billion weapons contract scandal which recently indicted Colonel SamboDasuki.
Among those arrested are Shuaibu Salisu, who was Dasuki’s Director of Finance, a member of the National intelligence Agency (NIA), Aminu Baba Kusa, and a former General Executive Director at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mohammed Baba-Kusa.
Others are former top officials of the NSA who are being held in link with the alleged weapons purchase scam ; Abba M.T. Usman, Evegny Kundaev, Attahiru Maccido, Salisa Umar Garu, Oyinmiebl Bribena, Olukoya Olusegun Godwin, and Olukayode Raimi.
They are being investigated on a plethora of charges ranging from criminal conspiracy, theft, forgery, the diversion of public funds, to money laundering.