Friday, February 12, 2016

Jonathan’s ADC, Colonel Ojogbane, Others Land In EFCC Net


The Nigerian Army has interrogated Col. Ojogbane Adegbe, the Aide-de-Camp to former President Goodluck Jonathan, in connection with the ongoing probe into the alleged arms procurement scandal.
It was gathered that Col. Ojogbane, who was arrested on Wednesday in Lagos, was taken to the Mogadishu Cantonment in Abuja, popularly referred to as Abacha Barracks, where he was interrogated by some senior military officers.
Col. Ojogbane and seven other serving army officers were handed over to EFCC on Thursday.

Investigations by Punch revealed that the former ADC was undergoing a National Defence College course in one of the military institutions in the United Kingdom.
A source said he was recalled and arrested by the personnel of the Military Police and Directorate of Military Intelligence on his arrival in Lagos on Wednesday.
The source added, “The former ADC to President Goodluck Jonathan has been picked up by the Army. The man was recalled from a National Defence College course he is undergoing. He was arrested in Lagos and taken to the Abacha Barracks in Abuja on Wednesday.”
The source said the arrest of the officers marked the beginning of the EFCC’s investigation into the Nigerian Army’s components of the arms procurement scandal.
A top operative of EFCC said Col. Ojogbane was still writing his statement as at late Thursday.

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