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Former secretary to the Federal government, Olu Falae has said it was shameful to associate his name with the alleged mismanagement of $2.1 billion by the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.
The national leader of the Social Democratic Party, who stated this at a meeting of his party in Abuja, noted that judging from his pedigree and stand against corruption in the past, it was really unfair to assume that he collected the said N100 million from the former NSA.
He however, explained that the N100 million been talked about in the media was the money given to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) by the then ruling party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and there was noting wrong with collecting money to assist a party in campaigning.
According to him, been the national leader of the party does not mean he was given the money for his personal use rather, the PDP and the SDP agreed to work together and since the PDP had money, it made donations to smaller party to assist in campaigning for its candidates.
Recall that Falae had admitted receiving N100 million from the ex-chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples democratic Party, PDP, Tony Anenih.
While the money is alleged to be part of the $2.1 billion arms fund allegedly misappropriated by Dasuki, Falae explained that the money was for him and his party to support the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election.