We are yet to receive $4.2m Ibori loot – Delta govt counters FG’s claim
Delta State Government says it has yet to receive the $4.2 million Ibori loot from the federal government.
The money, stolen by former Delta governor James Ibori, was recently returned to the Nigerian government by the UK government which seized it from the former governor.
WITHIN NIGERIA recall that the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, said Tuesday that the money had been returned to the Delta State Government.
Idris, said this when he appeared before the House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee on Assessment and Status of All Recovered Loots Movable and Immovable Assets from 2002 to 2020.
However, the spokesperson to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has countered the claim, he told journalists in Asaba on Wednesday that the state government was yet to receive the funds.
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