- President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been recommended whom to select as his next Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF)
- He was also recommended whom to select for the coveted position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)
- Senior lawyer Olisa Agbakoba, who gave these suggestions, tipped former Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola for the AGF post and immediate past governor of Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu, for the SGF slot
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Olisa Agbakoba has urged the current Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to step down from his position honourably.
Similarly, he urged the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, to also step down from the pile as they are both subordinates of ex-President Muhammadu Buhari.
During an interview with Arise Television, Agbakoba made this known on Wednesday, May 31.
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“All the guys who took part of the old government should honourably step down. He needs new people.”
The Senior Advocate recommended that President Bola Tinubu consider Babatunde's services of Babatunde Ogala or Babatunde Raji Fashola for the position of Attorney General.
He also recommended the immediate past governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, for the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Agbakoba noted that Nigerians had passed the promises, hope and lip service stage, noting that the people anticipate rapid development.
As reported by Arise TV online, he said:
“The fact that there are cases in the tribunal should not prevent him from absolutely getting the job done.”
Full interview here...
May 29: Why Nothing Can Stop Tinubu's Inauguration, Prominent Nigerian Lawyer Reveals
Meanwhile, in the build-up to President Bola Tinubu's inauguration, Olisa Agbakoba said the swearing-in of Bola Tinubu as the next president of the country is bound to happen on May 29.
This was contained in a statement personally signed by the one-time president of the Nigerian Bar Association, which was sent to Legit.ng.
The former NBA president said there is no constitutional process to delay the inauguration on May 29, as the election tribunal deals with the petitions.