The Federal High Court, Abuja, has arraigned Isabella Oshodin, an alleged accomplice of former NSA Sambo Dasuki, and her firm for allegedly receiving $57.3 million and N2.3 billion illegally from public coffers.
According to a statement signed by the spokesperson to the EFCC, on Monday, Tony Orilade, Mrs Oshodin, and her company, Bob Oshodin Organisation Ltd, were arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo on 25 counts bordering on money laundering. Oshodin is alleged to have on 16 occasions, received the sums of N500 million; N750 million; N125 million; N350 million; N170 million; N85 million; N60 million; N50 million and others which totalled N2.3 billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA under then NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd),” the EFCC said.
According to the commission, investigations revealed that the defendants on eight occasions received $57.3 million in the escrow accounts of Bob Oshodin Organisation Ltd. According to the charges, Mrs Oshodin was accused of directly transferring $7.7 million to one Portfolio Escrow Company with account number 3102004330 domiciled in California Republic Bank, the United States of America which sum you reasonably ought to have known to proceed of an unlawful act of Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
Mr Dasuki is currently in detention and is alleged to have illegally diverted over $2.1 billion dollars which he shared to cronies and ex-officials, some of which are also undergoing trial.