France to repatriate $150m Abacha loot


France on Friday said it would be returning $150 million General Sani Abacha l oot.

Since the death of Abacha who was Nigeria military leader between 1993 and 1998, the country has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars heaped abroad.

The visiting France Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Catherine Colonna who disclosed this in Abuja, said she has informed President Bola Tinubu about the planned return of the seized fund.

Colonna noted that the stolen fund will be returned to the country in form of grant and discussions would soon be opened with the Nigerian government on the areas to invest the fund.


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