Lawan seeks UN’s assistance to repatriate looted funds
Written by COMFORT 95.1FM on March 12, 2020
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, is seeking the assistance of the United Nations on the repatriation of looted funds to Nigeria.
Lawan made the appeal yesterday when the United Nations Country delegation paid a visit to his office at the National Assembly, Abuja.
He lamented that the fight against corruption in Nigeria had continued to suffer setbacks as a result of the inability of the federal government to repatriate looted funds stashed away in foreign countries across the world.
According to Lawan, the looted funds, if given to the government, would go a long way towards addressing critical developmental and infrastructural deficits faced by the nation