Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that some past public officials who stole public funds while in the office have started returning parts of their loots to government coffers voluntarily, Punch reports.
Buhari disclosed this during an interactive session he had with members of the Nigerian community in the Islamic Republic of Iran for the third summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Tehran.
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Buhari however did not mention the name of any former government officials who have so far returned parts of looted funds.
He also did not disclose how much had so far been returned to the public treasury.
Buhari said trials of treasury looters would have commenced but for his administration’s determinations to conduct thorough investigation and gather more evidence needed to prosecute the cases.
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