Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) has denied allegations that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio offered him bribes in respect of the appointment of a Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
This was made known in a statement signed on Friday by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu.
The Minister described the claims against him as fictitious.
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“The report, as any fake news, was marred by evincing contradictions, figment of imagination, sheer fabrications and filthy assumptions of mischief makers and detractors,” the statement read in part.
“Any discerning mind who read the story will not fail to note the desperate attempt to cast aspersions on the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and dent his hard-earned reputation with unsubstantiated allegations spread by perfidious elements.
“The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) hereby makes an outright denial of the report in its entirety.”