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AGF Assures Nigerians Of Open Justice Delivery System

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami says the Federal Government has recovered 390 million dollars in its international assets recovery efforts under President Muhammadu Bahari’s administration

Malami made this known in Abuja during the 2015-2023 presidential score card.

Mr Malami said some of the recovered funds had been channelled to financing of critical infrastructure including Abuja – Kano Expressway, Second Niger Bridge, and Lagos – Ibadan Expressway.

He stated that, due to the concerted efforts by his office in conjunction with relevant Stakeholders, including the legislature, the President recently assented to the Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Act 2022.

Mr Malami assured Nigerians of the best practices on law reforms, administration of justice and promotion of rule of law in the country.

He explained that, coupled with the present administration’s anti-corruption posture, President Buhari brought to the front burner issues of judicial reforms and independence, adherence to the tenets of the rule of law, deepening democratic governance practices and strengthening institutional reforms across law enforcement and anti-corruption Agencies.

The Attorney General said his Ministry in conjunction with relevant security and Law Enforcement Agencies have developed necessary framework for Joint Investigation and Collaboration geared towards engagement of prosecution-guided investigation in terrorism cases, to address challenges of successful prosecutions.

He commended all the Justices for the speedy hearing and determination of all pre – election cases to deliver on its mandate for proper adjudication to sustain the rule of justice in the country.

By Garry Ochigbo,Edited by Grace Namiji

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