Former Nigerian National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki who has been accused of diverting about N337bn meant for the procurement of Arms to aid in combating Boko Haram in Nigeria has said in his defense that no transactions was made by his office without awareness and prior authorization by the former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan.
According to a statement on November 18. 2015, Dasuki’s is quoted to have said, “There was no contract awarded or equipment bought without approval from the then President and Commander-In-Chief. I am not a thief or treasury looter as being portrayed.”
Reports have it that despite the accusation by Dasuki, Jonathan has denied any involvement in the arms deal. He made this known at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) forum which took place in Washington DC on Thursday, 19 2015, saying that his government never awarded any contract of $2 billion dollars.
The former President, Jonathan is reported to have said, “I did not award any $2 billion contract for procurement of weapons. Where did the money come from?”
Nigerians are still watching as the whole dram unfolds! ~ NewsTidBitsWithFAB