Economic and Financial Crime Commission stated it on Tuesday recovered N2.4bn and $115.000 from a former Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, Chief of Air Staff, who is being alleged the fraud of N22.8bn.
Anti-craft agency who is an investigator, Tosin Owobo, told the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday that the agency recovered $115.000 in cash from Amosu’s house.
However, the N2.4bn, Owobo stated, was recovered as a bank draft while the anti-graft agency also recovered N383m from Amosu’s wife.
Tosin Owobo appeared as a prosecution witness before Justice Mohammed Idris, who is presiding over the trail of Amosu and 10 others.
Those standing trial with Amosu is Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Olugbenga.
Joined with them in the charges are eight organizations, which they professedly used to siphon the N22.8bn from the coffers of the Nigerian Air Force.
The organizations are Delfina Oil and Gas Limited, McAllan Oil and Gas Limited, Hebron Housing and Properties Company Limited, Trapezites BDC, and Fonds and Pricey Limited.
Driven in prove by the prosecutor, Rotimi Oyedepo, Owobo included, “About N100m was recouped from the third litigant, Air Commodore Gbadebo.
“Funds were additionally left over in the St. Solomon’s UBA account, recovered through the main respondent’s significant other.
“About N383m was recouped through the primary litigant’s better half. The main litigant (Amosu) additionally discounted two bank drafts of N2.4bn in our Lagos and Abuja workplaces. We recuperated $115,000 in one of the main litigant’s homes.”
Owobo recorded the recouped vehicles to incorporate an impenetrable Lexus LX 570, an impenetrable Landcruiser Sports Utility Vehicle and a Toyota Avalon.
He included, “Different landed properties and structures were recouped from the second respondent.”
Equity Idris deferred encouraging procedures for the situation till April 18.