Source: ANEEJ Briefing paper on the Abacha loot, October 2002.
ANEEJ. (2002) Briefing paper on the Abacha loot, October 2002.
Raymond Baker, Money Laundering and flight Capital: The Impact on private banking, quoted in the ANEEJ Briefing paper.
The Director of ANEEJ
has also applauded the set up of the School-Based Management Committees (SBMCs) in technical and occupational learning institutes in the Edo State.
Ugolor contends that the answer may lie in the efforts of groups such as ANEEJ
and African nongovernmental organizations in the United Nations to maintain pressure to keep polluting technologies and trade out of the region.
The report entitled, 'Implementation of 2016 London Anti-Corruption Summit and GFAR (Global Forum on Asset Recovery) Commitments in Nigeria' was presented to stakeholders by the Executive Director of ANEEJ, Reverend David Ugolor in Abuja.
Executive Director of ANEEJ, said the Federal Government has made reasonable progress in the establishment of transparency and accountability in the recovery and utilisation of looted assets, especially the $322.5 million repatriated from Switzerland and is being implemented for the Cash Transfer programme.
He said: 'ANEEJ has been monitoring the disbursement of $322.5 million late General Sani Abacha loot that was returned by the government of Switzerland through a project called Monitoring of Recovered Assets in Nigeria through Transparency and Accountability (MANTRA) with the support from UKAID.
Executive Director of ANEEJ, Reverend David Ugolor, spoke on Wednesday in Abuja during the closing of a three-day media workshop on Asset Recovery and Anti-corruption issues in Nigeria.
Ugolor who noted that ANEEJ was the civil society that witnessed the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Nigeria and Swiss governments for the repatriation of the $322.5 million Abacha loot, vowed that all efforts would be made to ensure that the money did not go down the drain the way of others.
He commended the Executive Director of ANEEJ
, Reverend David Ugolor, for partnering with the Federal government in tackling corruption through improving transparency in property ownership.
Executive Director of Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ
), Mr David Ugolor, said the CSOs must strengthen and enhance transparency and accountability in asset recovery and utilisation.