The Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN Office and Other International Organisations (UNOG) Amb. Audu Kadiri, in Geneva has sought the assistance of the UN towards expeditious return of the country’s stolen assets stashed abroad.
Clement Aduku, Spokesperson in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday in a statement said Kadiri, made the call when he presented his Credentials to Mr Michael Møller, the Director-General of the UNOG, in Geneva.
Kadiri, specifically called on the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres to facilitate the return of Nigeria’s stolen assets.
On the Security challenges in the Northeast occasioned by Boko Haram terrorism, Kadiri told the director-general that Nigeria has made significant progress in the decimation of the capacity of the terrorists group.
He also briefed the director-general on the recent of 83 of the Chibok girls as well as Government’s effort in addressing the emergent humanitarian situation in the North East.
Kadiri urged the UN Secretary-General to use his good offices in facilitating the delivery of the commitments undertaken at the International Donor Conference for Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region held on Feb. 24, in Oslo Norway. (Authority)