Dasukigate: Court remands Olisa Metuh in Kuje Prison

Dasukigate: Court remands Olisa Metuh in Kuje Prison
January 15 20:21 2016

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ordered that the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh should be remanded in Kuja Prison.

Metuh was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly collecting N400 million from the former National Security Adviser (NSA) out of the $2.1 billion meant for the purchase of arms and ammunition to fight the Boko Haram insurgency.

The presiding judge, Justice Abang Okon said Metuh should be remanded in prison custody until January 19 when the case would be heard.

The EFCC has charged many suspects in connection with the $2.1 billion meant for the purchase of arms from invformer National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki.