See how much Diaspora Nigerians remitted home in 2016, highest in Africa, 3rd highest in the world
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has revealed that Nigerians living abroad remitted over $35 billion back to the country in 2016.
She stated this during her visit to the executive members of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). Dabiri-Erewa said, “In 2016 they remitted $35 billion which is higher than what was remitted in 2015.
This remittance by Nigerians living abroad is the highest in Africa and the third largest in the world.”