FG determined to crush banditry, says Malami



The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, says the Federal Government’s determination crush remains unwavering with a court declaring bandit groups as terrorists.

Malami made the announcement in a statement issued by Dr Umar Gwandu, his on Media and Public Relations on Friday in Abuja.

“Now that the court has granted the application filed by my office declaring bandit groups as terrorist organisations, it shows the determination of my office and indeed, the Federal Government in doing things in accordance with the of law.

“The development is a pointer the of the Federal Government adhere standards in respecting the of engagement in the fight against terrorism, separatist organisations, insurgency and in the country,” said Malami.

added that by the declaration the Federal Government had taken a bold step deal ruthlessly with all terrorist groups and their sponsors.

is in an effort bring a lasting solution the myriad of security challenges in the country.

” My office in collaboration with relevant government agencies, including security operatives, are working assiduously do the needful take full advantage of declaration.

“The government will gazette and publish the proscription order,” the minister stated. (NAN)