Nigeria at 60: FG’s law reforms to reflect dynamism, nation’s status – Malami



 

Attorney-General of and Minister of Justice, , SAN said Federal Government is working round clock ensure that Nigerian legal system reflects ’s existence in view of dynamism and contemporary realities.

 

 

 

 

 

This is contained statement issued by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of Attorney-General of and Minister of Justice which was available newsmen in Abuja on Thursday the 1st day of , 2020.

According the statement, Malami noted that Nigeria’s legislative and legal frameworks evolved and was developed from some inherited laws traced period of colonialism.

 

 

 

 

“Generally speaking, we are not changing/amending the obsolete laws, but coming up with new ones that are dynamic, that can stand the taste of time and that factor in dynamics associated with developments in technology and otherwise. We will ensure that all laws that deserve to be reviewed are reviewed”.
It may be recalled on September 10th, 2020 the Minister inaugurated members of the 9th Commission of the Nigerian Law Reform urging them to be guided by the rules and as provided by the Section 2 & 8 (1) of the Act.

 

 

 

While congratulating Nigerian on the occasion of 60th Independence Celebrations, the Minister said the government is committed to the fulfilment of its campaign promises.