Boko Haram: AVM Omenyi jailed for diverting over N136m meant for purchase of arms .



The Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday,  sentenced Air Vice Marshal Tony Omenyi to 7 years in prison for receiving N136 million bribe from Nigerian Air force, (NAF) contractors.


EFCC has arraigned Omenyi for receiving N136 million kick back from Syrius Technologies and Sky Experts Limited, two contractors of the Nigeria Air Force.


Delivering judgment, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, said that he was  satisfied that the prosecution had proved its case and  testimonies of its witnesses were not controverted.


The judge further made an order that the convict’s company, which was the second defendant in the suit be wound up having being used as a conduit pipe to perpetrate economic fraud.


Omenyi, retired, was the former Managing Director of Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Limited (AETSL), a company owned by the Nigeria Air Force.

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