26th January, 2016
Property believed to belong to former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki was at the weekend sealed off by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kaduna, The Nation has reported.
Dasuki, NSA to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, is at the centre of a massive investigation into the alleged misappropriation of $2.1 billion meant for the procurement of arms to combat Islamist sect, Boko Haram.
The Sokoto prince is facing multiple charges for theft and diversion of the money.
Among the property sealed is a building belonging to former Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Major General Yishau Mahmood Abubakar.
Among Dasuki’s property marked with the EFCC red ink are said a hotel complex on Rabah Road, Malali GRA in the heart of Kaduna metropolis and a mansion under construction on Sani Sami Road, also in Malali GRA.
A shopping mall allegedly belonging to Gen. Abubakar’s wife was also confiscated by the anti-graft agency. The inscription “Keep off, under EFCC investigation” was put on it.
Another shopping mall on Sultan Road, which is believed to belong to Gen. Abubakar’s friend who is an Ambassador was also marked.