Monday, 1 February 2016

EFCC has raided former Vice-President Namadi Sambo's office

The offices of former vice president Namadi Sambo in the central business district, Abuja was raided by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the weekend.
His offices were raided on Saturday, January in search of more evidence linking him to the ongoing investigation into the $2.1 billion arms purchase scandal, Daily Trust reports.
Sambo is under investigation over allegations that some of the arms deal funds disbursed for political campaigns from the office of the former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, were routed through the office of the vice president.
A company owned by the national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, Destra Investment allegedly paid N25m to Abba Dabo, a former special adviser to Sambo in December 2014.