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Germany Returns 22 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

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Germany Returns 22 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria.

The Federal government today December 20, received 22 repatriated Benin Bronze from the German government.

Recall that in July this year, Germany signed the declaration with Nigeria to release all 1,130 Benin Bronzes in German public museums.

Germany returns 22 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

At a ceremony held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abuja, the German authorities led by the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, Annalena Baerbock, repatriated the 22 Benin Bronze to the Nigerian government.

Germany returns 22 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

Speaking at the event, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, thanked the German government for doing the right thing by repatriating the stolen items. He however reminded the German government that Nigeria is not only seeking the return of Benin Bronzes but all Nigerian antiquities that were illegally or illicitly exported..

”It is upon returning these artefacts that true justice will be seen to have been done.” he said

Mohammed also seized the opportunity to remind other countries with artifacts stolen from Nigeria to honorably return them.

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