FG Reiterates Commitment to Rule of Law, Free Press


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Alex Enumah in Abuja

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to the rule of law, just as it vowed to pursue all legitimate efforts that will bring to an end the issue of impunity for crime in all ramifications.

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, who reiterated the position of the government said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration recognising the crucial role Rule of Law play in any democracy, has introduced various reforms that has shored up the image of Nigeria in the international community.

Malami spoke in Abuja, at a one-day policy dialogue organised to commemorate the 2021 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.

According to him, before the advent of the present administration, Nigeria ranked between 12th and 13th across the globe and used to be among top three African countries with impunity for crimes against journalists only…

Source: Thisday Newspaper