President Buhari happy with asset recovery successes - Malami

President Buhari happy with asset recovery successes - Malami

- The Attorney General of the Federation has said President Buhari is satisfied with the achievements recorded in the recovery of assets in the country

- According to Abubakar Malami, the Ministry of Justice has recorded successes inthe war against corruption

- AGF, urged the the entire management and staff of the ministry to remain focused and take up their assigned responsibilities with all seriousness

Abubakar Malami, the attorney general of the federation and minister of justice, Sunday, April 7, said President Muhammadu Buhari is happy with the achievements recorded in the recovery of assets in the country.

Daily Trust reports that Malami made this known at a 2018 award-giving ceremony by the Ministry of Justice in Abuja, through a statement by the minister’s spokesman, Salihu Othman Isah.

He said the ministry had recorded successes in the “anti-corruption drive, defence of the federal government and its agencies in multitude of cases which has saved the federal government from becoming liable for damages running into billions, Justice sector reform initiatives, promoting compliance with the administration of criminal justice act, Prison decongestion and Assets recovery.”

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Malami enumerated some high-profile cases handled by the ministry, executive Order No.6 which is cardinal to anti-corruption campaign, prosecution and rehabilitation of Boko-Haram suspects, legal advice to the president on legislative bills, resolution of public complaints as some of the achievements of the office.

He also commended commended the entire management and staff of the ministry for their loyalty and support so far. He urged them to remain focused and take up their assigned responsibilities with renewed vigour and dedication.

According to the AGF, the he need to acknowledge and reward staff dedication has become much more imperative as it brings about optimum performance and work output.

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The justice minister added that "the ministry will henceforth place high premium on staff training and capacity building coupled with the provision of financial and non-monetary incentives such as the instant event to motivate and induce best performance.”

In his welcome address, the solicitor general of the federation and permanent secretary, Dayo Apata said the award is to reinforce positive attitude to work in the ministry.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Malami told the PDP not to link him with any alleged plot to void the Rivers state governorship election.

Malami on Sunday, April 7, dismissed the allegations by the PDP that he was working in collusion with the transportation minister, Rotimi Amaechi to void the result of the last governorship election in Rivers state.

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