Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says he is not demanding any apology from David Cameron after the UK prime minister accused Nigeria of corruption.
Cameron, was caught on camera telling the Queen on Tuesday that leaders of some "fantastically corrupt" countries, including Nigeria and Afghanistan, were due to attend his international anti-corruption summit.
Speaking at an anti-corruption event in London, Mr Buhari said he was more interested in the return of stolen assets held in British bank.The Guardian reported that the assets amount to billions taken out of the country and sent to the UK.
According to BBC News, a statement from Buhari's office on Wednesday claimed the president had been "deeply shocked and embarrassed by Mr Cameron's remarks.
In his speech, the Nigerian leader described corruption as a "hydra-headed monster" which threatened the security of countries and "does not differentiate between developed and developing countries".
- News24 Nigeria