Anti-corruption: Group passes vote of confidence on AGF Malami

Anti-corruption: Group passes vote of confidence on AGF Malami

- A group has commended the Attorney General of Federation, Abubakar Malami

- The group in Abuja, on Sunday, July 19, also alleged that there were threats to the life of Nigeria's attorney general

- According to the group, the AGF has shown so much commitment in safeguarding Nigeria's judicial system

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A group of civil society organisations has passed a vote of confidence on the Attorney General of the Federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN.

The organisations, Northern Youths Progressive Assembly, South West Youths Congress and South East Youths Movement Of Nigeria, at a joint press conference in Abuja, alleged threat to the life of Malami, for his stand on the anti-corruption fight of the federal government.

The national coordinators of the groups, Adamu Matazu, Olamide Odumosu and Emanuel Chidibere highlighted the many achievements of Malami as AGF since his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The group said Malami's stand on the fight against corruption is in line with policies of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration.

Anti-corruption: Group passes vote of confidence on AGF Malami

AGF Abubakar Malami with President Buhari. Photo credit: Aso Rock
Source: UGC

According to the group, Malami's advise to the federal government in the Processing and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) case where Nigeria would have lost $9.6billion to dubious characters is one of many examples of his commitment to Nigeria's development.

The group also said that the AGF's proactive and preventive steps in the fight against gender-based violence

''We, the Northern Youths Progressive Assembly, South West Youths Congress and South East Youths Movement of Nigeria, hereby, call on the Honourable AGF to stay focussed and not be distracted by the noise of those who are vehemently opposed to the anti-corruption fight of Mr President," the group said.

The group also called on President Buhari to disregard all the baseless allegations and campaign of calumny against the AGF.

The group further said: "Their motive to cause unrest with their unsuccessful "RevolutionNow" didn't work due to the foresight of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Malami had called for the sack of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.

Malami had in his call alleged that the former EFCC acting chairman was diverting public and other looted funds.

The AGF also made a recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the allegations against Magu.

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