EFCC To Investigate Air Marshal Badeh (Retd), 16 Others

The much publicized probe of the misappropriation of $2.1 billion meant for arms purchase for the Nigerian army has taken quite a few turns.

At the center of the case is the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, who allegedly awarded several phantom contracts.

The Senior Special Adviser to the president on Media today, Garba Shehu has disclosed that the EFCC is extending the scope of its investigations.

Former Chief of Defense staff, the former chief of Air Staff and 15 other officers will be investigated by the EFCC.
All 17 persons to be investigated are;

(1)Air Chief Marshal AS Badeh (Rtd)
(2)Air Marshal MD Umar (Rtd)
(3)Air Marshal AN Amosu (Rtd)
(4) Maj-Gen. ER Chioba (Rtd)
(5)AVM IA Balogun (Rtd)
(6)AVM AG Tsakr (Rtd)
(7)AVM AG Idowu (Rtd)
(8)AVM AM Mamu
(9)AVM OT Oguntoyinbo
(10)AVM T Omenyi
(11)AVM JB Adigun
(12)AVM RA Ojuawo
(13)AVM JA Kayode-Beckley
(12)Air Cdre SA Yushau (Rtd)
(13)Air Cdre AO Ogunjobi
(14)Air Cdre GMD Gwani
(15)Air Cdre SO Makinde
(16)Air Cdre AY Lassa
(16)Col N Ashinze
(17)Lt Col. MS Dasuki (Rtd)

An excerpt of the press statement reads, “A major procurement activity undertaken by ONSA for NAF was that concerning the contracts awarded to Societe D’ Equipment Internationaux (SEI) Nig Ltd.
Between January 2014 and February 2015, NAF awarded 10 contracts totalling Nine Hundred and Thirty Million, Five Hundred Thousand, Six Hundred and Ninety US Dollars ($930,500,690.00) to SEI Nig Ltd.”

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