February 22, 2017

We found $1m in Badeh’s house- witness

We found $1m in Badeh's house- witness

These may not be the best of times for former Chief of Air Staff, AVM Alex Badeh.

  He is currently on trial for money laundering dueing hs time as Chief of Air Staff in the erstwhile administration.

  A witness, Mr Goji Mohammed, has testified to his finding a million dollars, the equivalent of 5.2 million naira, at his Asokoro residence, Abuja.

  He is the 15th witness to testify against the former Nigerian Air Force boss. According to him,

“When we climbed in, we were in the living area upstairs so we used the stairs and went to the living area downstairs and started our search from there. “When we got to the biggest room in the house, we saw a wardrobe, on opening it, we saw a bag and on opening it contained foreign currency.

“We saw 16 bundles of 50 US dollars notes and two sealed bundles containing 100,000 US dollars which we estimated to amount one million US dollars. “On further counting the money in our office we discovered it was exactly one million dollars,’’ he said.

 The matter was adjourned for further hearing till the 22nd of February by the presiding judge, Justice Okon Abang.

 

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