$9bn judgment: Malami blames past leaders

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…says, poor handling of legal matters responsible

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, (SAN) has said that past leaders should be blamed for the $9billion judgment delivered against Nigeria in London Court last week.

Malami made this today while speaking at the ongoing Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA in Lagos said that poor handling of legal matters, assigning of sensitive cases to incompetent lawyers were responsible for the judgement.

In the conference tagged, ‘Facing the future’, Malami lamented how saddening it was for the past administration to have handed over serious legal issues to incompetent lawyers .

He however assured Nigerians that the matter is currently being investigated and that those found to have committed any crime will be brought to book.

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