Diversion of Arms Funds: Court to Pass Judgement on Metuh Today

An Abuja Federal High Court has fixed today to to make it’s final judgment in the trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Mr. Olisa Metuh, over his role in the alleged diversion of funds meant for the procurement arms by the Office of the former NSA, Sambo Dasuki,during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan.

The former PDP Spokesman, together with his company his company, Destra Investment Ltd were in 2016 charged on seven counts of money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after he allegedly received the sum of N400m arms fund from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

The presiding Judge in the case, Justice Okon Abang, had fixed the date after listening to the final written addresses of the parties in the matter.

Through his counsel, Abel Ozioko, Mr Olisa Metuh, has insisted that the funds were duly approved by the office of the then president, Goodluck Jonathan, and paid through the office of the NSA, to make his good works popular to Nigerians ahead of the 2015 general elections.

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