Okowa Petitions FG Over Ibori Loot

by on March 26, 2021

Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta State Governor has revealed that the Delta state Government has written a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over loot recovered from James Ibori, a former Governor of the state.

Okowa made this clarification on Wednesday night when he featured as a guest on Channels Television programme Politics Today.

The United Kingdom had in a signed agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria assented to return £4.2 million to Nigeria being funds recovered from friends and associates of Ibori.

The Federal Government in an usual manner refused to return the said funds to the source, being Delta State.“On our part, I have spoken with the attorney-general of the federation.

My attorney-general went to have a meeting with him. We are working, and we are likely to come on the same page. We have litten a formal letter of protest to Mr President.

“Ours is to convince the federal government to know that the money ought to return to Delta”, Okowa said.

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