FG begins cash transfer of $322m Abacha loot to poor homes in July



 FG begins cash transfer of $322m Abacha loot to poor homes in July

  FG begins cash transfer of $322m Abacha loot to poor homes in July



The FG says it will commence disbursement of the recovered $322 million Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in July.


Tukur Rumar of the National Cash Transfer Office (NTCO), said this at a roundtable on assets recovery organized by the Swiss Embassy on Thursday, in Abuja. .

The event was organized to intimate citizens and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the efforts both nations were making on asset recovery after the Post-Global Forum on Assets Recovery (GFAR) held in Washington D.C. in December 2017. 



At the forum, Nigeria made commendable commitments on beneficial ownership, tax transparency, asset recovery, transparency management of recovered funds and payments to victims of corruption.

The states are: Niger, Kogi, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, Kwara, Cross River, Bauchi, Gombe, Jigawa, Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa, Anambra and Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs) in Borno.

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