Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said he isn’t demanding an apology from the U.K. after comments from Prime Minister David Cameron that the country was “fantastically corrupt.”
Buhari said in a speech on Wednesday at an anti-corruption summit in London that he is instead wanting a return of stolen assets to Africa’s largest economy, Femi Adesina, his spokesman said on Twitter.
PMB to UK: Am not going to demand any apology. All I'll demand is return of assets. What would I do with apology? I need something tangible.
— Femi Adesina (@FemAdesina) May 11, 2016
Cameron on Tuesday named Nigeria and Afghanistan among “the most corrupt countries in the world” in a conversation with Queen Elizabeth II and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on the eve of a visit by the leaders of the two countries. Read more