Countries stand to gain huge amounts of money should they streamline asset recovery. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Former British Prime Minister David Cameron two years ago was caught talking about an anti-corruption summit and calling Nigeria "fantastically corrupt". But meanwhile his country ranks among the top destinations for stolen assets from African countries.At a regional conference held last week in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, the heads of anti-corruption agencies from around Africa met to discuss strategies to overcome bottlenecks in the recovery of stolen assets.Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to continue his war against corruption as part of his 2019 re-election campaign."For me, for the past decades, Africa has had a mafia of leaders who speak of corruption as if they are against it but internally didn't attempt to fight it," Amidu said.Still, countries stand to gain huge amounts of money should they streamline asset recovery.
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