I didn’t file suit against Atiku’s citizenship – Malami
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami
Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said he did not institute any legal action on the citizenship of the former Vice President of Nigeria Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Malami said this in a statement by Dr Umar Gwandu, his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, in Abuja on Wednesday.
“I never filed any case before any court in the country challenging the citizenship of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar,’’ he said.
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He said the matter in contention was part of the 2019 pre-election matters instituted by a Civil Society Organisation – the Incorporated Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa – in suit no: FHC/ABJ/CS/177/2019.
He said that it was in respect of it that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),…