This was contained in a press statement titled, ‘Re: £4.2m Ibori loot: Putting the records straight’, signed by
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This is contrary to the announcement made by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, on Tuesday, that the looted fund had been returned to Delta State.
The government made this known in a statement issued by Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday in Asaba.
The party’s State Publicity Secretary (Caretaker), Sylvester Imonina, made the call in a statement on Tuesday in Asaba.
Idris made this known in Abuja on Tuesday 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 by Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria for Effective Efficient Management and Utilisation.
Delta State Government, since the days of the immediate past governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, to the days of the incumbent, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has been a shackled slave in the farm of disgraced former Governor James Ibori
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, who confirmed this development on Tuesday, said the amount has been credited into the designated Federal Government account with naira equivalent as of 10th May, 2021.
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The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, made this known in a statement issued by Dr Umar Gwandu, his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations on Monday in Abuja.
Okowa said this on Wednesday night when he featured on Channels Television programme Politics Today monitored in Lagos
Rather than manifesting, exhibiting and walking on the road of this Tortoise-wisdom-of-the-world, FG should let Nigerians know how much has been expended thus far, since 2013, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and how much is still needed. This nebulous voting of looted funds into the road construction, which leaves the actual figures spent shrouded in mystery and the fact that the true spending so far on the expressway exists solely in the mind of government, bears acute resemblance to Tortoise’s wily attempt to make the wisdom of the world resident solely in his head
Ajulo said as a counsel and front row participant privy to the sequence of Ibori’s case, he is compelled to set the records straight and enlighten the general public
Ibori was jailed by a UK court in 2012 when Goodluck Jonathan was president of Nigeria.
The British High Commission to Nigeria, Ms. Catriona Laing, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja, said this was the first tranche of such planned returns.
Uduaghan was a two-term governor of Delta State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party from 2007 to 2015.
Ibori, in the reaction by his Media Assistant, Tony Eluemunor, said the content of the letter of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, was incorrect was he had never benefitted from NDDC contracts.
Uduaghan made the denial in a statement on Monday following the inclusion of his name as contract beneficiary in a letter the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.
The list of beneficiaries was contained in a letter Akpabio sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on July 23, 2020, the highly credible newspaper is reporting.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has revoked the statutory right of occupancy granted to a former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, in respect of a property on plot 103A, Aiguobasimwin Crescent, old GRA, Benin City.
The governor’s felicitation was conveyed in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika on Saturday in Asaba.