The Minister of Justice and Legal professional Basic of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, says the case difficult ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s citizenship began in 2019.
Malami, in a press release issued on Wednesday by his spokesman, Dr. Umar Gwandu, stated he didn’t institute the case, noting it was filed by a civil society organisation – the Included Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa.
In line with Malami, the matter was a part of an election case that began in 2019.
“Legal professional Basic of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has not instituted authorized motion on the citizenship or in any other case of the previous Vice-President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,” the assertion partly learn.
“Malami has by no means stuffed any case earlier than any court docket within the nation difficult the citizenship of the previous Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
“The matter in rivalry was a part of the 2019 pre-election issues instituted by a civil society organisation – the Included Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa in swimsuit no: FHC/ABJ/CS/177/2019 in respect of which Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Get together Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee and the Workplace of the Honourable Legal professional Basic of the Federation was made a co-defendant.”