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I Didn’t File Any Case Against Atiku – Malami

Damilola Adeyemo

ABUJA – Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied all allegations levied against him of instituting legal action challenging former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar citizenship.

In a statement, Malami said “I never filed any case before any court in the country challenging the citizenship of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar,’’

“Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has not instituted legal action on the citizenship or otherwise of the former Vice-President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,” the statement partly read.

“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 in respect of which Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party Independent National Electoral Commission and the Office of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation was made a co-defendant.”

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