FG To Pass Forfeited Assets To MDAs – Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has said that parts of forfeited asset in government custody may be used to address infrastructural challenges bedeviling some Federal Government’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Based on Thursday’s statement by his Spokesperson, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Malami stressed that his office had “compiled and submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari a comprehensive profile of Federal Government’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies with office accommodation challenge.”

He revealed this when the management of the National Institute For Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) led by Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa paid him a courtesy visit in his Office.

They requested for “a permanent office and a training hotel from the seized assets of the Federal Government,” the statement added.

On his part, Malami assured that the federal government would look into the issues leveraging on its assets disposal initiative.

“The Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has already compiled a comprehensive profile of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, that share common position with you with particular reference to accommodation by way of putting in a memo to the President seeking his approval to allow for such consideration,” he said.

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