President Goodluck Jonathan has recently said that he does not have any bank accounts or property outside the shores of Nigeria. He debunked these rumours during the ceremony of swearing-in of the 11 new ministers yesterday. The country leader was quoted by his Special Assistant on New Media, Reno Omokri, saying: “I am loyal to Nigeria’s economy. I don’t have accounts or property abroad. All my children live and school in Nigeria.” It is worth mentioning that Nigerian former leaders are often accused of saving the stolen money and owning property abroad. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>>>
The recent fraud revealed by the United States on Wednesday resulted in a freeze on $458 million in assets stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his accomplices and hidden in European accounts.