A source of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that the agency got requests from three prominent Nigerians standing trial for allegation bothering on money laundering to refund those monies in order not to go to jail. INFORMATION NIGERIA brings them to you here.
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh, who is standing trial for allegedly receiving N400 million from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki. The cash is believed to be part of the $2.1 billion security fund that was allegedly diverted has made an offer to the EFCC to refund funds in order to avoid going to jail.
Next on the list is ex-Chief of Air Staff Air Marshals Adeshola Amosu. Amosu, who was arraigned at a Federal High Court in Lagos alongside Air Vice marshal (AVM) Jacob Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Olugbenga, on a 26-count of stealing about N50 billion has also made an offer to return stolen money.
Mohammed Dikko Umar
Lastly we have ex-Chief of Air Staff Mohammed Dikko Umar. Umar was arraigned before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption of about N9.7billion.