• Buhari urges World Bank to facilitate speedy repatriation of $320m illegally taken under Abacha administration

    Buhari urges World Bank to facilitate speedy repatriation of $320m illegally taken under Abacha administration

    President Muham­madu Buhari has urged the World Bank to help facilitate the speedy repa­triation to Nigeria, stolen funds still being held by Swiss authorities.

    He said repatriation of additional $320 million in Switzerland, identified as illegally taken under the Abacha administra­tion, would help ease the current economic hard­ship facing the country.

    The president made the call when he met with the Managing Director of World Bank, Ms. Sri Mulyani Indrawati.

    Buhari assured In­drawati that his admin­istration was taking ap­propriate steps to ensure that […]