NASS To Partner Ministry Of Justice To Improve Legal System

25 February 2021 By Victoria Abah

The Leadership of the National Assembly says, it will continue to partner the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, to ensure the Nigerian legal system reflects the Nation’s dynamism and contemporary reality.

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Age stated this at a public presentation of a book titled “Contemporary Issues in Nigerian Law and Practice” in honour of the AGF in Abuja.

At the book presentation, the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege explained that, with the increasing need to ensure prompt an effective management of the Federal Government’s legislative agenda, the National Assembly was collaborating with the Federal Ministry of Justice on joint review of bills.

He also commended the AGF for his contribution to the rule of law and especially his role in the repatriation of looted funds.

The keynote speaker, chief Oladipo Okpeseyi, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, noted that the AGF was a prolific nationalist who ensured that recovered funds were not mismanaged but tied to Capital projects.

In his remark, the AGF, Abubakar Malami while expressing his appreciation said he would continue to advocate for the sustenance of peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians.

There were goodwill messages from many dignitaries and the official unveiling of the book.

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