August 14, 2018

Dasukigate: Witnesses narrate how cash was withdrawn and delivered to Dokpesi (Guardian)

Dasukigate: Witnesses narrate how cash was withdrawn and delivered to Dokpesi (Guardian)

Two witnesses, Godfrey Usifo and Gabriel Agorye, yesterday testified before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, in a case of illegal diversion of billions of naira meant for the purchase of arms to fight insurgency in the northeast involving Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc.

Dokpesi and his firm, Daar Investment Holdings Limited, are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a six-count charge of money laundering, to the tune of N2.1billion, a sum he allegedly received from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) between October 2014 and March, 2015 for the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential media campaign.

Usifo, while being led in evidence as PW10 by Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), counsel to the EFCC, told the court that he used to run errand for the defendant (Dokpesi), including financial transaction. Read more

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