• $2.2 Billion Arms Deal: Sambo Dasuki set to call Jonathan as witness

    $2.2 Billion Arms Deal: Sambo Dasuki set to call Jonathan as witness

    Ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, who is on trial for alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion arms funds, would like former President Goodluck Jonathan to be his witness, it was learnt yesterday.

    Dr. Jonathan has faulted the charges against Dasuki, claiming that the ex-NSA could not have stolen about $2.2billion votes for arms. “We bought warships, we bought aircraft, we bought lots of weapons for the army,” he said in a recent interview at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom.

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  • $2.2 Billion arms cash: Military rejects Jonathan’s claim

    $2.2 Billion arms cash: Military rejects Jonathan’s claim

    Military sources yesterday rejected former President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim that his administration bought warships and aircraft.

    The former president, who spoke at a lecture he delivered on “Youth Entrepreneurship” at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom (UK), tried to exonerate former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki of corruption allegations involving $2.2 billion voted for arms procurement.

    Jonathan said he did not believe the former NSA stole the money because weapons were bought for the military to fight Boko Haram.

    Jonathan said: […]