Why I recieved N100 million from Dasuki-Doyin Okupe defends himself following EFCC invitation

Following his invitation and questioning by the EFCC, former
spokesperson to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has
explained why he was invited..He wrote on Facebook
The facts of my case with efcc.
In my interactions with efcc I have been asked to explain 3 things only so far.
1. Why I received N50m from the Fmr NSA, at the onset of my appointment, and what I used it for.
2. Why I was being paid N10m monthly by the ONSA.
3. Why I received another N50m from the NSA in October 2014.
These are the ONLY subject of interrogation with the commission so far.
My explanations.

1. The initial N50m was approved by the President to be paid to me from
His Security vote. N10m was to furnish my rented living apartment and
another N10m for my office.
The balance N30m was approved as take off grant.
2. The N10m I received from the ONSA monthly was to run my office, pay
salaries of staffs, including overheads, pay expenses for our numerous
press conferences, pay for publications in newspapers, magazines, local
and foreign, television programs, bulletins, and media consultants who
assist and facilitate our work. I had about 23 staff, 11 were graduates
out of which 5 were masters degrees holders. Details were submitted to
3. The second N50m was approved again by Mr President when I
reported to him that the monthly allowance has been cut from N10m to N5m
and that I was no longer in position to keep running a 1hr NTA network
program called INSIGHT which was aired 9-10am every Friday. We paid NTA
about N1.2m monthly for airtime. Two presenters were paid N600m monthly.
We paid for tapes and Editting per program. Besides we also pay
honorarium for guests either directly or inform of hotel bills for those
outside Abuja, or transportation. This cost averagely N500,000 weekly
or about N 2m monthly. All in all we spend about N4m monthly on the
program. Mr President promised to help with the expenses. About a few
months later when we had incurred some debts the NSA sent me this N50m
which was to cover the cost of the program for 12 months(12√óN4m=N48m)

News paper Trial
I saw strange figures like N 162m fraud, 85m fraud etc. Also mention
was made of dubious payments of N13m, N65m from contracts supposedly
obtained from chachanga LGA in Niger state.

The Fact.

company Romix soilfix was one of the over 20 construction companies who
were duly awarded contracts for rural roads some 5yrs ago by the Niger
state govt. Due to lack of funds contractors were paid irregularly
making the job to drag. The job is still on going. The relationship of
this to my service as snr special assistant to President is still not

My Health status.
I confided in the officers of the
commission about my health situation for them to understand why where
and how I sleep was important to my overall well being.
clearance or authorisation by me this information was revealed to the
media. I woke up to hear it on radio broadcast nationwide and was
published in many newspapers. This is a sad development and a definite
breach of the confidence I reposed on the commission as an institution
of government.
I was born with sinus bradycadia, a non disease based
slowness of the heart. It precluded me from vigorous exercise from
childhood but I have by God’s Grace been able to live a normal and
active life. With age the slowness grew worse and life threatening. I
sought medical help and went through a procedure at the Arrhythmia
cardiac Research center in Atlanta, where this defect was corrected. Its
just a year ago and I am still under satellite monitor from the USA.
This is what I revealed to the efcc and they made it a public issue.
I have been in public service in more than 20years, because of my
pedigree, I have by deliberate policy avoided anything that will bring
shame to me, my name and family.
In spite of my high level
involvement in politics and government, I have never done directly or
indirectly any federal government contracts. In the whole of this world I
have only two house. One in Lagos and another in my home town. I have
no house elsewhere including Abuja.
It us a pity that the situation
in the country is so bad that everybody believes that there are no men
with honour in politics or government. It is not true. I have submitted
all my personal and company accounts to efcc. I have nothing to hide.
I am proud of who I am and how far the Lord has taken me. My present
travails and trial will become a good testimony for me and my family in
Jesus Name.

 He later updated…
The lead presenter on Insight earned N400,000 and the second presenter earned N200,000. Total N600,000. Not N600m.
The Monthly allowance was not my salary. It was meant to be used to run
the office. 40% went on salaries. Salary sheets with names and offices
of employees were submitted to efcc.
I was paid by salary of N853,000 per month through the office of the SGF

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