Nigerian politician and former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has been reported to have received N26 million from Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Advisor, NSA, of Nigeria.
This was reported by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before the Abuja Federal High Court.
The money sent to Fani-Kayode was intended to execute some contracts but was redirected, EFCC said.
Via its operative and third prosecution witness, Mohammed Goji, the Commission revealed this in a pending lawsuit against Fani-Kayode.
In a ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ sack, Goji said the money was sent to Fani-Kayode through his driver, identified as Francis, and his personal assistant called Victor.
“The witness of the prosecution, who was led in evidence by the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Faruk Abdullahi, said: “My lord, we received an intelligence briefing from the Office of the National Security Advisor, ONSA, regarding a certain sum of money running into billions of naira planned for contracts.
We learned along the way that N26 million was paying for media consulting for which there was no record of the implementation of the programme.
We have sent a number of letters to the NSA Office, where we have received reimbursement vouchers and plans showing how the money was paid.
We found in the course of the investigation that the defendant, Fani-Kayode, directed his domestic servants by named Victor, to access the funds from the NSA.