Tuesday, 5 January 2016


PDP's Olisa Metuh facing EFCC Probe over $2.1b arms deal

Olisa Metuh arms deal probe.
Is there anyone in the PDP who is excluded in this arms deal saga?Looks like they just keep popping out of the woodwork!
EFCC may soon invite the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh to answer questions over his alleged involvement in the $2.1billion arms deal. A staff the EFCC who confirmed that he might soon be invited, said a company by the name Destra Investment limited which Olisa Metuh has large shares in, received money to the
tune of N1.4 billion from the office of the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki who is currently being investigated.

According to Sahara Reporters, the source also alleged that Metuh was on a monthly stipend of N4 million from the former NSA's office.

Investigations by EFCC showed that Destra Investment limited which had N6, 676,576.06 as at November 24, 2014, recorded a balance of N1.4billion by last December.

"We will invite Metuh any moment from now for clarifications on some of these transactions in this firm, which he allegedly owns. From our records, part of the $2.1billion arms cash has been traced to Destra Investment Limited. About N400million was transferred from ONSA to the company on November 24, 2014 which had a balance of N6, 676,576.06 only before major in flow from the ONSA. By December 2015, the owner of Destra had a turnover of over N1.4billion. There is no document to show that the company executed any job for ONSA.
All companies engaged by ONSA appeared before the initial Special Investigative Panel raised by the Presidency. Other documents indicated that Metuh was allegedly on a monthly unexplained stipend of N4million cash from ONSA. Out of the funds in Destra account, N25million was paid to Abba Dabo, a former Senior Special Assistant Political to former Vice President Namadi Sambo on the 16th of December 2014. Also, about N21,776,000 was remitted on 4th December 2014 to an account allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Works, Chief Tony Anenih; N31.5million to his media aide and N50 million to Metuh/Kanayo on the same transaction date.
We have also established a link between Capital Field Investment and SEI Societe d’equipments Internanaux-Niamey-Niger BP 11737 which was hired by ONSA to purchase €3,654,121million security vehicles for the Republic of Niger in October 2013 and April 2014.”the source said Some of the strange deposits in the account of the company includes: N400million from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) on November 24th, 2014; N253million ( December 2nd and 4th, 2014) from Ibrahim Kabiru whose identity was yet to be confirmed; N91million on 2nd December 2014 from Capital Field Investment; and N92million on 3rd December 2014 from Etonye Oyintoneife.


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