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N22.8bn fraud: I need Alex Badeh’s statement, Amosu tells court

A former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), who is being tried for an alleged fraud of N22.8bn, has urged the court to direct the prosecution to supply him with the statement obtained from his predecessor, Alex Badeh.

Amosu’s lawyer, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), insisted on Tuesday during proceedings before the Federal High Court in Lagos that he would not go on without being supplied with the statement made by Badeh to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

He urged the judge to direct the EFCC to supply him with same and to adjourn the matter to enable him to use Badeh’s statement in the defence of Amosu.

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