FG, US AGREE ON REPATRIATION OF $23M ABACHA LOOT

Written by on August 23, 2022

Nigeria and the United States government have reached an agreement on the return of over 23-million dollar of the Abacha loot.

The agreement signing ceremony was held in the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. ABUBAKAR MALAMI on Tuesday.

While Mr. MALAMI signed on behalf of the Nigerian government, the U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, MARY BETH LEONARD signed on the behalf of the U.S government.

According to Mr. MALAMI, the fund when returned will be invested in three ongoing projects by the Federal Government, including the ongoing Abuja-Kaduna road and the 2nd Niger Bridge.

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