Former chairman of the Board of Trustee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Tony Anenih, has been named to have collected N21.8m from the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh. This is aside the N260m said to have been paid to Anenih by the Office of the National Security Adviser as alleged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in one of the separate set of charges of misappropriation of the arms funds preferred against Dasuki and others before Justice Baba Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama.
In the new money-laundering case, FHC/ABJ/CR/05/2016,it stated that Metuh and Destra through their account with Diamond Bank Plc collected the sum of N400m from the NSA office on November 22, 2015, for PDP’s campaign activities. According to EFCC, Metuh and Destra allegedly transferred the sum of N21.8m to Anenih and they (Metuh and Destra) thereby committed an offence contrary to section 15(2) (b) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended in 2012) and punishable under section 15(3) of the same Act.
The count seven reads, “That you, Olisa Metuh and Destra Investments Limited on December 4, 2014 did transfer the sum of N21,776,000 being part of the sum of N400m which directly represented the unlawful activity of Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki, the then National Security Adviser, (to wit: breach of trust and corruption), to Chief Tony Anenih and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 15(2) (b) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended in 2012 and punishable under section 15(3) of the same Act.” In counts five and six, Metuh and Destra on December 2, 2014 allegedly made separate cash payments of $1m each to Kabiru Ibrahim and Sie Iyenome of Capital Field Investments through an agent named, Nneka Nicole Ararume.