Deji Adebayo, Abuja
The Office of the Accountant General has said no money was returned to Delta State government against media reports across the country.
The OAGF made this known in a press release signed by Henshaw Ogubike, mnipr, the Director (Information, Press and Public Relations) of the agency on Wednesday said AGF Idris was only making general comment on all recovered loots as against specification to Delta State.
The press release titled: RE: £4.2m IBORI LOOT: PUTTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT reads; “The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) wishes to put the records straight regarding the widely circulated media report on the £4.2m Ibori Loot.
“The issue of the £4.2m Ibori Loot has not been properly resolved. The money is still being awaited, after which the issues around it will be resolved before further action is taken. For now, no money has been returned to Delta State.
“This explanation is without prejudice to the proceedings at the public hearing that took place yesterday during which the AGF was only making general comments about recoveries relating to State Governments.
“This is the true position as regards the £4.2m Ibori Loot.”