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Amosu EFCC files N21bn fraud charges against ex-Chief of Air Staff

The agency claimed that the defendants reasonably ought to have known, that the concealed and converted funds form part of the proceeds of an unlawful act.

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Retired Air Marshal Adesola Amosu Nunayon has been charged to a Federal High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following accusations of N21billion fraud charges.

According to a report by SaharaReporters, the EFCC has filed the suit bordering on money laundering against Amosu alongside Air Vice-Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Owodunni Olugbenga.

The Air Chiefs aren't all by themselves as the EFCC has also joined Delfina Oil and Gas Limited, Mcallan Oil And Gas Limited, Hebron Housing and Properties Company Limited, Trapezites BDC, Fonds and Pricey Limited, Deegee Oil and Gas Limited, Timsegg Investment Limited and Solomon Health Care Limited as defendants in the suit.

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It was also reported that the anti-graft agency accused the defendants of converting N21 billion from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) around March 5, 2014, in Lagos State.

The agency claimed that the defendants reasonably ought to have known, that the concealed and converted funds form part of the proceeds of an unlawful act.

Prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo Isiokuwa said 42 witnesses will testify against the defendants in the case when the trial begins.

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