20170515

Ikoyi Billions: FG Sacks NIA Director Of Finance

As the Presidential Committee investigating the source and ownership of the N15 billion discovered in an apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos prepares to wind down, the saga has claimed its first casualty as the Director of Finance of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) Mr. Abubakar Dardisu has been relieved of his appointment.

Dardisu was said to have been removed by National Security Adviser (NSA) Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.) and replaced with a serving military officer.

According to a source in the agency, the replacement of Dardisu with a military officer is causing concern to the management of NIA. 

The source, explained that though the NIA management was not averse to the removal of Dardisu as Director of Finance his replacement with a military personnel appeared to have gone against the rules of the establishment.