DasukiGate: EFCC to arraign ex-PDP boss, Haliru Mohammed, Son

Bello Mohammed and his son are being prosecuted for their role in the diversion of funds meant for the procurement of arms in the office of the National Security Adviser.

All is now set for the prosecution of a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and ex-Minister of Defense Haliru Bello Mohammed and his son, Abbah Mohammed, according to an online news report.

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for money laundering and criminal breach of trust before two courts in Abuja, both of which have granted him bail to the tune of N250 million.

Mr. Bello Mohammed and his son are being prosecuted for their role in the diversion of funds meant for the procurement of arms in the Office of the National Security Adviser [ONSA].

ABOVE PHOTO: Haliru Bello Mohammed

Saharaeporters says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has already filed charges against the duo at a Federal High Court, Abuja.

Though the matter is yet to be assigned to a specific judge, the former minister and his son are most likely to be docked on a 4-count money laundering charge on Tuesday, December 29 or Wednesday, December 30.

Abbah Mohammed is alleged to have received N600m from ONSA in the name of Bam Properties.

dasukiDasuki is being investigated for allegedly supervising the laundering of $2 billion in funds meant for the procurement of arms for Nigeria’s military. He was arrested by the DSS on December 1, 2015 and handed over to the EFCC the following day.

President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the arrest of Dasuki and others indicted in the alleged fraud after receiving a report submitted by a panel instituted by him to probe Nigeria’s arms purchases from 2007-2015.