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Mtn repatriated $12 billion to South Africa.The Senates led by Dino Melaye has agreed to examine an allegation against MTN telecommunication  Nigeria, repatriated 12 billion dollars abroad over a 10-year duration.
The resolution came on Thursday complied with a motion moved by Senator Dino Melaye who relied on a point of order making the accusations.
The Senate asked Melaye to offer papers at the following legislative day revealing proof of the transfer for prompt examination.
Melaye had actually alleged that the South Africa-owned firm had actually removed over 12 billion dollars from Nigeria in the last 10 years.
In between 2006 and 2016, with four Nigerian Financial institutions and also a serving Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, MTN has moved over 12 billion dollars from Nigeria. That is about fifty percent of our outside reserves.
If I should get a nod of the Senate I will certainly wish to bring a substantive activity on the next legislative day with confirmed truths to uphold this setting,” he said.
The government consequently enforced a penalty of N1.04 trillion on the firm yet later reduced it to N330 billion after settlements yet the company has paid N50 billion of the agreed amount.