Sultan of Sokoto begs Ban Ki-Moon
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has pleaded with the United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-Moon to help the country recover all stolen money.
The Sultan stated that the recovery of the loot was key to Nigeria’s development, and urged the UN scribe to assist the country in recovering the loot.
He said, “My final appeal, Mr. Secretary-General, you are here in our country because you believe in Nigeria, because you believe in the present government, I would like to request you, how can you use your office to bring back all the money stolen from this country, and stashed in foreign banks?
“I believe in Mr. President when he said corruption is the worst human rights abuse in the world, I sincerely believe in what he said because corruption is the foundation of all bad governance, and all religious crimes being committed across the world.
“If we have corruption checked, we can’t eradicate corruption, but we can reduce it to the barest minimum, and if the money stolen and the countries know that these money did not belong to these people because they have not worked for such amount of money in millions of dollars, please see how you can help to bring this money back, it would be used for the benefit of the people. if you bring this money back, it will be used for the benefit of the people, please help us to bring this money back.”