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Alleged returned £4.2m not in our coffers yet – Delta Govt

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The Delta State Authorities has mentioned it had not obtained any 4.2 million kilos returned by the UK from the Federal Authorities.

An announcement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Delta State Governor, Olisa Ifejika mentioned the state was not in touch with the Federal Authorities, particularly the Workplace of the Legal professional-Basic of the Federation, on the problem.

It expressed appreciation for the disposition of the Federal Authorities in releasing the funds to the state and warranted that it might acknowledge receipt of the funds when it arrives.

The federal government additionally assured the Federal Authorities and Deltans that the funds would, in tandem with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration’s hallmark, be judiciously deployed particularly within the completion of initiatives it had earlier intimated the Presidency about.

That is in response to the claims by the Accountant-Basic of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris on Tuesday earlier than the Home of Representatives Committee on Recovered Belongings, in Abuja, that the funds had been launched to the Delta State Authorities.

In line with the Delta State Authorities, ” the cash had not arrived in its coffers.”

Nigerian govt didn’t return £4.2m Ibori loot to Delta – Onochie

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