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$2bn Arms Deal: EFCC Traces Ex PDP Chair, Mu'azu to Asia, Jonathan's Secretary on Watch List

Posted by Lolade on Wed 13th Jan, 2016 -

Reports have emerged that the former PDP Chairman, Adamu Mu'azu who is currently on the watch list of the EFCC is in Asia.

Hassan Turkur and Adamu Mu'azu
Security agencies are “watch-listing” former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Adamu Muazu and a former Principal Private Secretary to former President Goodluck Jonathan,  Hassan Tukur, it was gathered on Tuesday, January 12.
The two influential personalities are said to have been placed on the watch list over the alleged diversion of cash meant for arms into the 2015 election campaign and payment of huge ransom to unknown Boko Haram agents.
According to a top security source, Muazu and Tukur have been under investigation in the last few months on the arms cash allegedly disbursed to them for campaign purposes and counter-insurgency initiative with Boko Haram.
The source said: “We need to interact with these two leaders, who are on watch-list. Since Muazu went for his daughter’s graduation and medical treatment, we have not been able to locate him.
“We learnt Muazu is around Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia axis. We are on his trail because some suspects have admitted drawing campaign funds from the ex-PDP national chairman. Over N600million has so far been traced to him.
"Tukur is believed to have been seen in the country by security agencies about three or four days ago. He  might be invited over the botched deal with Boko Haram, which allegedly involved the payment of a ransom. He is also implicated in the disbursement of some funds for use in the Presidency  for campaign and 2015 poll.”

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