Arms Deal: Buhari orders EFCC to probe Badeh, military chiefs


Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Economic Financial Crimes Commission to investigate former Chief of Defence Staff, Chiefs of Air Staff, others over corruption in military procurements.
On the recommendation of the committee established to audit the procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces and Defence sector from 2007 to 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to carry out further investigation into the misconduct established against the following retired and serving officers of the Nigerian Air Force and Nigerian Army:
(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)
President Muhammadu Buhari
Following the submission of the audit committee’s second interim report, President Buhari has directed the EFCC to investigate the roles of the officers and the following companies and their directors in fundamental breaches associated with the procurements by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
(1)​Messrs Societe D’ Equipments Internationaux
(2) Himma Aboubakar
(3)​Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Limited
(4)​Messrs Syrius Technologies
(5) Dr Theresa A. Ittu
(6)​Sky Experts Nig Ltd
(7)Omenyi Ifeanyi Tony
(8)​Huzee Nig Ltd
(9)​GAT Techno Dynamics Ltd
(10) Gbujie Peter Obie
(11) Onuri Samuel Ugochukwu
(12)​Spacewebs Interservices Ltd
(13)Oguntoyinbo Tayo
(14) Oguntoyinbo Funmi.
(15) ​Delfina Oil and Gas Ltd
(16)Chief Jacobs Bola
(17)​Mono Marine Corporation Nig Ltd
(18)​Geonel Intergrated Services Ltd
(20)Sachi Felicia
(20) Mudaki Polycarp
(21)Wolfgang Reinl.
Acting EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu
The breaches identified by the Audit Committee include 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 …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper