Ex-Chief of Air Staff Adesola Amosu returns Looted N2.3bn

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

An impeccable source at the EFCC revealed that Amosu issued two bank drafts to Federal Government as part of the funds allegedly diverted by his office as Chief of Air Staff.

The source said, “I can confirm to you that Amosu has returned N2.3bn. He raised two bank drafts. One draft was N2bn while the second was N300m.”

As reported by Punch, houses belonging to Amosu worth over N500m had been seized by the EFCC.

In Amosu’s Badagry home, the EFCC had also recovered about $140,000 in cash. The anti-graft agency also 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.

So far, the EFCC had recovered at least N4bn from Amosu in cash and assets.

Amosu and over 10 senior officers are being probed by the EFCC as part of the $2.1bn arms scam, especially in relation to the 10 contracts of the NAF, said to be worth $930,500,690.00.

Amosu and his predecessor, Alex Badeh, were in January arrested for the non-specification of procurement costs, absence of contract agreements, award of contracts beyond authorised thresholds, transfer of public funds for unidentified purposes and general non-adherence to Public Procurement Act.

While Amosu has returned some Billions, Badeh is still saying he's not guilty. EFCC is digging deep.
Ex-Chief of Air Staff Adesola Amosu returns Looted N2.3bn Ex-Chief of Air Staff Adesola Amosu returns Looted N2.3bn Reviewed by Link Naija on April 20, 2016 Rating: 5

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