Known in the initial stages of his assumption of office as the Dubai mansion snake breeder, former chief of staff Buratai has been discovered to have set up the siphon of about N10 million every two days into his foreign accounts.
The army chief sho claimed he used his exotic snake business to purchase his luxury apartments in Dubai, was actually according to bank records, wiring massive anti-terror funds to his foreign accounts.
Investigative journalist Jackson Ude posted,
“Few days after he was appointed Chief of Army Staff, General Yusuf Buratai was paying himself N10million every two days from the Army’s account to his Skye Bank account with #1770380452. The proceeds was used to purchase his apartment in Unit 2711 in TGF Marina Hotel, Dubai, UAE.
Not done yet, Buratai took ownership of the Nigerian Army Property Limited with RC: 676953, using his personal address at c/o Buratai Primary school, Biu LGA, Borno state as company address and allocated to himself and cronies 499,500,000 shares.”
Upon retirement after a tenure unduly extended by president Muhammadu Buhari, Buratai was again appointed as a Nigerian Ambassador to Benin Republic