Colonel Ojogbane Adegbe, ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s Aide-de-Camp (ADC) who was recently arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have started preliminary confessions.
According to Daily Sun, Colonel Adegbe revealed that another Dasukigate may be looming if he speaks out on the events of the last administration.
Before being flown to Abuja yesterday, it was gathered that preliminary interrogation of the former ADC by operatives of the EFCC showed that a new can of worms, which “could surpass what is now called Dasukigate,” would be opened up.
Jonathan’s National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki was arrested and handed over to EFCC in December last year for his role in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal and many others connected to the arms deal fraud have also been picked up.
The money means for procurement of arms to fight Boko Haram terrorists was majorly diverted to the presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for which its national publicity secretary is still being tried in the court, although he has been granted bail.
In the coming days, weeks, the former ADC is expected to give details of all he knows as regards the financial transactions and the individuals involved in the last administration.
Documents have been recovered which have hinted of large-scale questionable expenditure with funds sourced from and outside the arms purchase deals.
A top official of an agency set up to discourage militancy in the south south, who is currently outside the country is one of those mentioned in the new mind boggling revelations by the ADC.
It was also gathered that there was a “mind-boggling spending” during the two weeks extension of the general election, “which runs into several trillions of naira, when converted from foreign currency.”
Many top Nigerians, “including some very close persons” to the former president, the source further revealed, may likely be called to explain and defend their roles in the handling of the funds, a chunk of which was sourced from the agency.