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Alleged N13.6bn diversion: Court freezes ex-COAS Minimah’s accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has accused a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah (retd.), and a company, Stoke Synergy Nigeria Limited, of diverting about N13.6bn belonging to the Nigeria Army.

The total sum of N13,650,795,245 was allegedly diverted by the two suspects into the accounts of four other companies given by the EFCC as Gogori Bureau De Change, My Honey  Oil Interbiz Limited, Gogori University Link Limited and M&M Babies Nigeria Limited.

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja, upon an ex parte application by the anti-graft agency, had, on June 30, 2017, ordered the freezing of Minimah’s account with the United Bank of Africa Plc and Stoke Synergy Nigeria Limited’s with Zenith Bank Plc.

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