Falana's petition against Okonjo-Iweala, Dasuki received says ICC

Femi Falana
The International Criminal Court at The Hague has confirmed receiving a petition from Nigeria’s human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), against a former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki, and a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The petition centred around the alleged mismanagement of funds meant for the procurement of arms by the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan, with Dasuki and Okonjo-Iweala alleged to be active collaborators.
In a letter dated February 1, 2016, with reference OTP-CR-32/16 and signed by Mark P. Dillon, Head of Information and Evidence Unit, the ICC said: “The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court acknowledges receipt of your documents/letter. This communication has been duly entered in the Communications Register of the Office.

“We will give consideration to this communication, as appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.”
Falana in the petition had sought the investigation of Dasuki, Okonjo-Iweala and others over what he termed the “criminal diversion of $8 billion earmarked to procure equipment for the armed forces to fight insurgency”.

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