According to report reaching oyogist.com, the first prosecution witness in the trial of Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, NSA, to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Adariko Michael, has disclosed that the sum of N2.2 billion was used from the Office of Dasuki to pray against Boko Haram.
Michael, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission investigating officer, the investigator gave the testimony during the trial of Dasuki over the alleged two billion dollars arms deal fraud, NAN reports.
Michael, who was giving evidence as the first prosecution witness (PW1) in the trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, for alleged N2.2 billion arms deal fraud, said N750million was allegedly transferred from the ONSA special account to Reliance Referral Hospital Limited’s account with First Bank.
They were arraigned on 32- count charge of misappropriation, criminal breach of trust, dishonest release and receiving of various sums of money.
Led in evidence by the EFCC counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), the witness said N650million was also transferred to Acacia Holding Limited’s account with EcoBank, while another N600million and N200million were transferred to the company’s account with UBA.
He said: “Between September 27, 2013, and April 16, 2015, N50 million was credited to Reliance Referral Hospital’s account.
“Based on responses from the banks involved, as an investigating officer, we found out that money was transferred to several individuals and companies.
“When we went through the account statement, we asked the second defendant (Aminu Babakusa) the reason for this.
“He informed us that the money was used to hire clerics to pray for the nation as regards the Boko Haram crisis.
“When we asked him to provide the names, contacts and phone numbers of the clerics he hired to pray for the nation, he mentioned only two,” he said