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Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot in tranches – AGF

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said the government of Switzerland is set to return in tranches the sum of $321m stolen from Nigeria and stashed in the European nation by the late former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, and his family.

A statement by the AGF’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Salihu Isah, stated, on Tuesday, that this followed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding signed by Nigeria along with Switzerland and the World Bank in the United States of America on Monday.

According to Isah, Malami, on behalf of Nigeria, signed the MoU alongside representatives of Switzerland and World Bank at the ongoing Global Forum on Asset Recovery in the US.

 

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