The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, said on Wednesday that the Federal government will in the next 72 days receive the sum of $318,460,329 looted by former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, from the United States of America.
The AGF Malami made this disclosure via a telephone interview on Channels Television during a programme tagged: Politics Today
According to Malami, an agreement between the entrusted parties is set and complete.
The parties, according to the AGF include – the Island of Jersey, United States of America and the Federal Government of Nigeria.
“The agreement has been signed and executed and we are looking forward towards the repatriation of the looted money,” he revealed.
The minister, who said the money is in the custody of Island of Jersey where it was deposited, added that “We are looking at around 72 days from Tuesday when the tripartite agreement was signed and executed by the party.”