The Governor of Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa has revealed that his authorities has despatched a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over James Ibori’s loot recovered by the federal authorities.
Okowa said this when he appeared on Politics Right now, a Channels Tv programme, on Wednesday.
A couple of weeks in the past, the UK dedicated to returning the £4.2 million loot recovered from Ibori, a former Delta governor and his associates.
Nonetheless, the attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, insisted the cash ought to go to the federal authorities and never Delta state.
Commenting on the matter, Okowa mentioned: “On our half, I’ve spoken with the attorney-general of the federation. My attorney-general went to have a gathering with him. We’re working, and we’re more likely to come on the identical web page. We’ve written a proper letter of protest to Mr President.
“Ours is to persuade the federal authorities to know that the cash should return to Delta.”
Okowa additionally urged that if the cash can’t be despatched to Delta State, it ought to be spent on tasks within the State.
Gov Okowa writes protest letter to Buhari over Ibori’s loot