The federal government has said that it will disclose the amount recovered on grounds of corruption once they are used as evidence against those it was recovered from in the court of law.

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity disclosed this while speaking with journalists on Sunday, March 27. He noted that the money is currently being lodged in an account with the Central Bank of Nigeria adding that the vice president will soon begin a town hall meetings at zonal levels to explain government policies and actions to the people. ”The issue of how much has been returned has been there. The money retrieved has to be used as evidence in court. The President said two things; we will recover and we will prosecute.

”So as it now, you don’t go and bring all these millions returned out.I am aware that there is an account with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) where some of these funds are been kept and are evidences for a judge to see. ”It is not for public display. I think that is the challenge we have at the moment.” ”I know that there is a plan for Professor Osinbajo, the Vice President to start town hall meetings in zones and then it would be broken down to the state and so on. ”Government realizes that there is a need to take information to the people and there are steps that are been taken in order to ensure that is done,” Shehu said. Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has apologized to Nigerians for dissolving governing councils of universities and the boards of parastatal agencies. Last month the government sacked the boards of the National Open University of Nigeria and the 12 federal universities that were established by the administration of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.

Source naij.com


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  • vic

    AGAIN A FOOLISH STATEMENT FROM THE BRAINLESS DEADWOOD BUHARI.

    NOTHING PREVENTS YOU BUHARI TELLING THE NATION WHO MUCH LOOTED FUNDS HAVE BEEN RECOVERED AND AT THE SAME TIME PRESENTING THE EVIDENCE FOR THE LOOTED FUNDS TO THE LAW COURTS UNLESS YOU ARE NOT SURE OR NOT TRUTHFUL ON CERTAIN DISCLOSURES OF LOOTED FUNDS AND THOSE DISCLOSURES HAVE BEEN COOKED UP BY YOU AND YOUR COHORTS??????

    YOUR DODGY STATEMENTS ON THESE MATTERS FLICKER AND CHANGE LIKE A WILD WEATHER EVERY MINUTE OF THE DAY. THAT IS WHY, MR DEADWOOD BUHARI, MOST NIGERIANS DO NOT TRUST YOU ANYMORE AND YOUR FOOLISH DAURA POLITICS, YOU ARE NOW PLAYING WITH THE INTELLIGENT NIGERIAN PUBLIC THINKING THEY ARE FOOLS???