Foreign Policy quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on the allegations that former Nigerian National Security Advisor Sambo Dasuki stole more than $2 billion from Nigeria’s defense budget of $6 billion:

J. Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C., said Wednesday that “there is personal history between the two men.”

For Dasuki to have stolen $2 billion out of a relatively small defense budget would be “getting into an unconscionable amount of corruption,” Pham said.

“I’m not saying that means Sambo Dasuki is innocent, but I don’t believe in coincidences either,” he said.

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