Arms deal: Witness confesses to helping Metuh with $2m transfer
Jan 25, 2016 National 3520 By Sosa
Two witnesses brought before a Federal High Court in Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have told the court how the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, and his company, Dextra Investments Limited, transferred the sum of $2million allegedly collected from the office of the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.
The first prosecution witness, Nneka Ararume a witness testifying against Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday claimed that he gave her a cash amount of $2m for transfer into his company's account. she collected the sum of $2million dollars from Mr. Metuh sometime in December 2014.
She said she changed the dollars into Nigerian currency and had it transferred to Mr. Metuh's account.
The second witness, a bureau de change operator, said he had the sum of $1 million dollars exchanged to N183 million and transferred to the account of Dextra Investments Limited.
He however said he had no knowledge of either Mr. Metuh or his company, Dextra investment Limited, before that time.
Mr. Metuh is standing trial for allegedly collecting N400 million from Mr Dasuki's office.