How Metuh’s Company Was Paid For “Security Services”- Witness

A witness has told the Federal High Court in Abuja that the money paid by a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, to a company owned by the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, was for “security services”.

Mr. Metuh is accused of receiving N400 million from Mr. Dasuki, while he NSA.

Investigators say the money was part of $2.1 billion voted for the purchase of arms to fight Boko Haram, but diverted and shared to politicians and government loyalists.

The claim about “security services” payment to Mr. Metuh’s Dextra Investment Limited, was made by Bali Ndam, a legal adviser in the office of the NSA, responsible for drafting memos, vetting contracts, among others.

Mr. Ndam appeared as the third prosecution witness. The details of the security services were not clear.

Mr. Ndam said the NSA’s office, had in January, transmitted a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, giving names of companies it awarded contracts to.

He said the letter included 78 companies and individuals, amongst them, Dextra Investment Limited.

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