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Buhari names new senior officials for Ministry of Justice

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of tenure for two director generals in agencies under the ministry and a new secretary for the Administration…

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of tenure for two director generals in agencies under the ministry and a new secretary for the Administration of Justice Monitoring Committee (AJMC).

A statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the ministry, over the weekend, named the directors whose tenures were renewed to include the DG of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, and the DG of the Nigeria Copyright Commission respectively.

Abubakar and Asein’s appointment letters of 12th January 2023 were for second and final tenures under Section 3 (1) and (2) of the Legal Aid Act, CAP. L9 and Section 36 (1) and (2) of the Nigerian Copyright Commission Act, CAP C28 respectively.

Similarly, the president also approved the appointment of Abiodun Ayodeji Aikom as the new Secretary of the ACJMC for an initial period of four years in line with Section 471 (2) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015 vide letter Ref: PRES/97/HAGF/173.

Meanwhile, in a congratulatory message, the Solicitor General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice (SGF/PS), Mrs. B.E. Jedy-Agba stated that the renewal of appointments of the two DGs took effect from 12th January and that their emoluments and other conditions of service were provided under the Certain Political Office Holders (Salaries and Allowances, etc) (Amendment) Act 2008.

Jedy-Agba further stated that the renewal of the appointment of the officials was predicated on the laudable achievements recorded by the various agencies during their first tenures, and urged them to use their second tenures to consolidate and move the agencies to the next level.

 

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