- The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has revealed that $6.2 billion was stlen from Nigera
- Mohammed revealed that the stolen national fund was taken by 55 people but he gave no names
- He listed the facilities the stolen money could have built
The minister for information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the sum of $6.2 billion public fund was stolen from the national coffers.
The minister said the money was stolen by 55 people but refused to list the names of the people who siphoned the public fund.
Lai Mohammed made this known on Aljazeera, while speaking on a video called Kleptocracy Tour, a tour organised by anti-corruption campaigners in the British capital to expose money laundering by foreigners.
Mohammed said if only one third of the stolen money was returned to Nigeria it will build 600 kilometres of Roads, thirty seven hospitals, twenty thousand housing unit and train four thousand kids from primary to university level.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, has mocked the embattled former minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, telling her to forget about coming home to face criminal charges.
In a post on her Facebook page, Onochie asked the former minister to make herself comfortable in the UK and attend to her criminal trials over there.
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