The Nigeria government is expected to welcome representatives of the Swiss government on Today, March 8 to discuss on the repatriation of another tranche of huge public funds stolen by the late Head of State, Sani Abacha.
According to reports, the delegation would be led by the Swiss Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Burkhalter and he is expected to meet with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the repatriation of the $321million confiscated from the family of late former head of state, Sani Abacha.
An official of the Swiss Embassy in Nigeria, Pascal Holliger, confirmed the visit on Monday, March 7.
Yes, our foreign Minister is on his way to Nigeria on Tuesday. He is coming on a working visit to Nigeria. During the visit, he would open the Consular General’s office in Lagos and meet with the Vice President of Nigeria and the Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss the issue of the repatriation of the second tranche of the Abacha loot.