Nigerians react to fraud allegations against former NSA

The allegations were made public on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, via a statement released by President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Femi Adesina.

Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.)

Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has been accused of diverting about N337 billion in funds meant for purchasing arms for Nigeria’s fight against terror.

The allegations were made public on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, via a statement released by President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Femi Adesina.

Dasuki was indicted by a panel constituted by Buhari to investigate arms deals in the country from 2007-2015.

Nigerians have reacted to the news via Twitter. Read comments below:

Buhari has ordered Dasuki's arrest but the former NSA has said that he is embarrassed by the order and is proud of the work he has done for Nigeria.

Dasuki had previously been charged with money laundering and illegal possession of weapons after an invasion of his home by the Department of State Services (DSS) in July.

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