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FG Generated N 1.8bn From the Sale of Forfeited Assets - Malami

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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami says N1,823,788,146.86 has been generated so far from sale of forfeited properties.

He made this known on Thursday during a ministerial scorecard of the justice sector from 2015 till date.

“In compliance with presidential mandates and foreign judicial processes, the ministry has recovered total sums of £6,324,627.66, €5,494,743.71, and $390,000,000 from various jurisdictions," he said.

According to him, some of the recovered funds are being used for the financing of critical infrastructure, including the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the Second Niger Bridge, and the Abuja-Kano Highway.

Speaking on terrorism, Malami revealed that 3,000 cases were profiled, 1,500 prosecuted and 397 convicted.


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