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Nigeria Fantastically Corrupt: I don’t need Cameron’s apology – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari this morning  refused to take offence when he was asked directly to react to the comment by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron that Nigeria was a ‘fantastically corrupt’ country.

The question was put to Buhari at a major conference in the UK today, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, with global leaders from civil society, business and government who are championing the fight against corruption participating.

Buhari responded, “I am not seeking an apology from anybody. What I’m seeking for is a return of Nigeria’s assets.

“What do I need apology for? What I need is a return of our assets.”

Cameron had said of Nigeria in audience with the queen that, “We’ve had a very successful cabinet meeting this morning to talk about our anti-corruption summit, we’ve got the Nigerians… actually we’ve got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain. Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world.”

-DanielFayemi for

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