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EXCLUSIVE: Retired Navy Commodore Olawunmi Declared Wanted Over Channel’s TV Anti-Buhari Interview Had ‘Friendly Chat’ At Defence Intelligence Agency— Source




Retired Nigerian Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, who visited the Army Defence Intelligence Company (DIA) in Abuja on Tuesday had a ‘pleasant chat’ along with his colleagues, SaharaReporters has learnt.
SaharaReporters had reported that Olawunmi arrived on the DIA headquarters earlier on Tuesday over his feedback throughout an interview on Channels TV final Wednesday.

The DIA had declared Olawunmi wished for exposing within the interview how President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration refused to probe excessive profile politicians whom Boko Haram terrorists named as their sponsors.
The company had requested Olawunmi to come back to its headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday along with his passport.

A supply had earlier informed SaharaReporters that the previous Navy commander arrived on the company’s workplace in firm along with his attorneys – Femi Falana (SAN) and Abubakar Marshall – on Tuesday.

“Navy Commodore Kunle Olawunmi has arrived on the navy DIA in Abuja. He was accompanied by his attorneys,” the supply informed SaharaReporters.

“They initially declared him wished however downgraded it when the plot was leaked.”

However in a latest improvement, a high supply informed SaharaReporters that Olawunmi solely visited for a pleasant chat.

“I verify that it was a pleasant chat between Commodore Kunle Olawunmi and his colleagues. The chat ended a couple of minutes in the past. The pleasant chat was held in strict compliance with the provisions of the Administration of Legal Justice Act.”

The Defence Intelligence Company is the first navy intelligence company of Nigeria.

Following the declaration by the DIA that Olawunmi was wished, a high supply had mentioned, “The company has declared retired Navy Commodore Kunle Olawunmi wished for spilling the beans over Boko Haram sponsors within the Buhari regime. They requested him to come back along with his worldwide passport on Tuesday to the DIA workplace in Abuja.”
SaharaReporters had final Wednesday reported what Olawunmi mentioned when he featured on Channels Tv’s ‘Dawn Each day’ breakfast programme.
He had condemned the assault by bloodthirsty bandits on the Kaduna campus of Nigeria’s foremost navy college, the Nigerian Defence Academy, the place two navy officers had been killed and one other kidnapped.

The Professor of International Safety Research had mentioned, “It’s an aberration; you don’t assault the Nigerian Defence Academy and get away with it. In 2017, I carried out an investigation by the Minister of Defence that wished me to examine what was occurring with the coaching and the safety there (NDA). I bear in mind I spent a few week within the NDA with the commandant and the employees however one thing struck me: each Friday, the gate of NDA is thrown open and everyone has entry to wish within the mosque.
“On Fridays, you will see the identical factor occurring throughout all navy formations within the nation. Should you go to Defence Headquarters, I served on the Defence Headquarters because the Deputy Director, Defence Administration, between 2015 and 2017, all through my two years at Defence Headquarters, I acquired guests twice due to the strict safety structure there however each Friday, the gate of the Defence Headquarters is thrown broad open for everyone to come back in and observe Juma’at.
“That’s the time the terrorists have the time to profile our safety surroundings. It has all the time been the case. I’ve served the navy intelligence for the previous 35 years. Our downside is faith and socio-cultural.”
Olawunmi had added that he was a member of the Intelligence Temporary on the Defence Headquarters through the management of the then Chief of Defence Workers (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.).
The intelligence knowledgeable mentioned he informed the then CDS that the centre of gravity of the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-East and spreading to different components of Nigeria was the sponsor.
“I informed Common Olonisakin then that the centre of this downside can’t be solved the identical approach we solved the issue of the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta downside was solved throughout (Ex-President Umaru) Yar’Adua mainly by me and I informed them that we will’t use that very same template for Boko Haram.
“I informed Common Olonisakin to have a look at the centre of gravity of the issue. I used to be made a member of the committee in 2016-2017 together with former Chief of Military Workers, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru that died.
“I informed them that the centre of gravity of Boko Haram in Nigeria is the sponsors of the programme. It was past us as a result of the job we wanted to do was kinetic however we can’t resolve the problems of sponsors of Boko Haram that had been in Buhari’s authorities that we all know them. That was why we couldn’t pursue that facet that would have resolved the problem as a result of we have to arrest folks.
“Just lately, 400 folks had been gathered as sponsors of Boko Haram, why is it that the Buhari authorities has refused to attempt them? Why can’t this authorities convey them to trial if not that they’re partisan and a part of the charade that is happening?
“You bear in mind this Boko Haram concern began in 2012 and I used to be within the navy intelligence at the moment. We arrested these folks. My organisation performed interrogation they usually (suspects) talked about names. I can’t come on air and begin mentioning names of individuals which are presently in authorities that I do know that the boys that we arrested talked about. A few of them are governors now, a few of them are within the Senate, a few of them are in Aso Rock.
“Why ought to a authorities resolve to trigger this type of embarrassment and insecurity to the sense of what occurred yesterday (Tuesday on the NDA)?”
Olawunmi had additionally mentioned that the Division of State Providers (DSS) had large data on terrorists however couldn’t do something due to the physique language of the President.

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