AGF begins probe into reported untrue sale of FG’s recovered sources

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The Felony expert Traditional of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has location up a panel to probe alleged untrue sale of recovered sources of the federal authorities.

Mr Malami stated the federal authorities used to be yet to commence sale of its recovered looted sources.

In a press observation on Tuesday, Mr Malami’s spokesperson, Umar Gwandu, acknowledged a media narrative, claiming that a “syndicate allegedly from the ministry sells federal authorities’s recovered properties with out the info of the Honourable Felony expert Traditional of the Federation and Minister of Justice.”

“It is critical to location the narrative straight that the declare of enterprise of the Honourable Felony expert Traditional of the Federation and Minister of Justice has no longer officially started the sale of Federal Authorities’s property,” the observation read in share.

Mr Gwandu additionally stated the AGF neither favorite nor ordered the sale of any property.

“The Honourable Felony expert Traditional of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN has location up a 5-member Committee to overview and take a look at the authenticity of the media narrative which allegedly claims that syndicate from the Federal Ministry of Justice sells Federal Authorities’s recovered properties with out the info of the declare of enterprise of the Honourable Felony expert Traditional of the Federation and Minister of Justice.”

Mr Gwandu made reference to a circular signed by the Solicitor Traditional of the Federation Umar Mohammed, dated November 29, 2021.

The circular used to be titled, ‘The Constitution of a Committee to overview the alleged sale of Federal Authorities of Nigeria’s Property by syndicate in the Ministry’.

“A committee is hereby constituted to overview the allegation with the peruse to unravelling the veracity or in every other case of the publication” the circular partly read.

According to the observation, the committee chaired by the Director Public Prosecution of the Federation, used to be inaugurated on Tuesday.

It is saddled with the accountability of unveiling the accuracy of the publication and imply ways of handling the topic in step with the provisions of the extant authorized guidelines.

It is expected to total the assignment interior one week and submit its narrative of their investigation to the Solicitor Traditional of the Federation and Eternal Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Justice.


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“Folks, groups, companies, institutions or organisations that claimed to hold associated with the alleged syndicate from the Federal Ministry of Justice with regards to plot shut of homes, landed property, autos, vessels, plants and machineries belonging to the Federal Authorities are impressed to attain motivate out with any data, evidence or doc referring to the alleged sales,” Mr Malami used to be quoted to hold urged Nigerians.

Mr Gwandu stated the “Secretariat of the Investigation Committee will even be contacted on the Web squawk of enterprise of the Director Public Prosecution of the Federation, Federal Ministry of Justice and be reached interior one week from 1st December, 2021 or by strategy of electronic mail: investigation.committee@justice.gov.ng.”

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