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Nigerian Army General Detained as Another Scandal Rocks Buhari’s Government

A contract scandal in the ministry of Foreign Affairs has landed a brigadier-general and the immediate past permanent secretary in the ministry, in military court.

[caption id="attachment_34543" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Hassan… detained and court-martialled[/caption]

 

President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign has been bedevilled by scandals and rumours of scandals in recent times.

The list has just been lengthened by a contract scandal in the ministry of defence which has landed a brigadier-general in military court.

At the centre of the latest development are Mansur Dan-Ali, a retired brigadier-general and minister of defence, Danjuma Nanfo, the immediate past permanent secretary in the ministry, and LYM Hassan, a brigadier-general and coordinator of peacekeeping.

Hassan is now in detention and facing court-martial.

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