Metro Prosecutor Reviews ‘Link’ Between UK Aid,Ibori -The Nation



Britain’s leading fraud prosecutor is evaluating a material alleging that the United Kingdom (UK) aid might have been channelled to companies linked with convicted former Delta State Governor James Ibori, a top government lawyer said yesterday.

“As part of that review, it (the Serious Fraud Office) is examining whether there is any indication of an offence falling within the criminal jurisdiction of England and Wales as opposed to criminal jurisdictions overseas,” Solicitor-General Oliver Heald said in a written response to a parliamentary question.

“No formal decision has yet been made in relation to this matter and no investigation has been opened.”

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