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$2.1bn arms deal: EFCC picks up Jonathan’s ADC

Investigations into how about $2.1 billion was allocated for the procurement of arms for the nation’s armed forces to battle insurgency and terrorism in some parts of the country, with nothing to show, seems to be getting closer to the former president, Goodluck Jonathan.

Reports say operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday picked up Col. Ojogbane Adegbe, the former Aide-de-Camp to the former president, for questioning.

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A source said that “He was picked up in Lagos on Wednesday and interrogated as part of the ongoing investigation on the $2.1 billion arms deal and will, all things being equal, be flown to Abuja today.”

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