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Ireland To Return €5.5m Abacha Loot

Ireland has signed a memorandum of understanding with the FG to return €5.5 million looted by late Gen. Sani Abacha.

In a statement by the Ireland minister of Justice and Equality, Helen McEntee, the MoU followed an order recently issued by a court in Ireland regarding the funds

Mrs McEntee said the MoU to return the loot was achieved by significant multi-agency collaboration in Ireland.

The Ireland Criminal Assets Bureau was said to have frozen the loot in 2014 where it was kept in an Ireland bank account.

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