Magu meets UK officials over move to extradite Diezani

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The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has met with UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) to kick-start the process of extraditing former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

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 An EFCC statement disclosed this on Thursday.

It reads in part: “Speaking on the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, whose process of extradition from the UK has commenced, Magu explained that having waited for three years, the Nigerian government believes that it is time to initiate the extradition process.”

A Federal High Court in Lagos in 2017 ordered the final forfeiture of N7.6 billion alleged loot recovered by the Commission from the beleaguered former minister.

 

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