Federal Government considers establishment of special anti-graft court
Written by Idongesit Atakpa on October 11, 2023
Federal Government is considering the growing demand for the establishment of an international Anti-Corruption Court in the country.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi said this in Abuja at the thirty third Anti-Corruption Situation Room organised by Human and Environmental Development Agenda in collaboration with Integrity Initiatives International
Represented by a Deputy Director of Public Prosecution, Yusuf Abdullahi Abdulkadir, Fagbemi described the move as a paradigm shift in its approach to tackling corruption at the global level.
He opined that corruption is a great threat to the stability, progress and development of nations around the world and graft was a cancer that knows no boundaries, undermines trust, weakens institutions, hampers economic growth and perpetuates social injustice.