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How I helped ex-NAF chief, Umar, to divert N13.3bn – Witness

A former Director of Finance and Accounts at the headquarters of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Salisu Yishau (retd.), narrated to the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, how he helped  a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mohammed Umar (retd.), to divert N558.2m from NAF’s account for 24 months.

When added together, the monthly diversion of N558.2m which allegedly took place between October 2010 and September 2012, when Umar retired from service, amounted to N13,396,800,000.00.

Yishau was testifying as the first prosecution witness in Umar’s trial on  charges of criminal breach of trust and corruption involving about N7.382bn allegedly used by the ex-Air Force Chief to buy properties in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano.

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