Malami Buys Multi-million Naira Mansion For Newly Married Son As Friends Flout COVID-19 Guidelines At Lavish Wedding ceremony Ceremony
The marriage venue
In clear violation of the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management directive on social distancing because of the Coronavirus outbreak within the nation, visitors on the marriage ceremony ceremony of Abdul Aziz Malami, son of Nigeria’s Lawyer-Basic and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), have been seen in a video of the lavish ceremony dancing and speaking shut to 1 one other with out sporting face masks whereas spraying wads of United States and naira notes on the newly married couple.
A part of the NCDC pointers forbids social occasions like weddings the place there are greater than 20 individuals in attendance.
The video of the ceremony revealed by SaharaReporters on Friday clearly confirmed greater than the stipulated variety of individuals at that ceremony.
Additionally, the open spraying of wads of money on the occasion violates the Central Financial institution of Nigeria’s rule, which forbids anybody from abusing the naira by spraying and stepping on them in public.
Regardless of breaking the regulation in these regards despite the fact that he’s Nigeria’s chief regulation officer, findings by SaharaReporters revealed that Malami had already made preparations for a sizeable variety of personal jets to fly dignitaries from Abuja, Kano and Lagos to Kebbi State on Saturday for the second leg of the marriage the place extra show of opulence and gross disregard for the NCDC pointers are anticipated to be showcased.
It was additionally reliably gathered that Malami had already purchased a N300m mansion in Abuja as a present to the younger couple to assist them begin their marital journey on a wonderful footing.
Abdul Aziz, who graduated from a college in Cyprus in 2018, is understood amongst his circle to steer a flamboyant way of life purportedly fuelled by public funds on the disposal of his father, who stays one of the vital highly effective and influential figures within the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Regardless of sustaining a public posture of sainthood, Malami, occasions of current instances had proven, shouldn’t be very distant from scandals.
Just lately, the AGF took over the case involving Bala Hamisu Wadume, a infamous kidnapper, after troopers killed three policemen taking the suspect to the police headquarters in Jalingo, Taraba State, after his arrest.
Malami later introduced that the troopers could be tried by a army court docket martial and never the conference court docket, sparking public outrage.
In a letter on June 15 to the Lawyer-Basic, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, demanded the quick arrest and prosecution of the 10 military personnel concerned within the killing of the three policemen and two civilians in that incident in August 2019.
Falana mentioned that with out the arrest and prosecution of the troopers answerable for the deaths of the policemen and civilians, justice can’t be served on the matter.
Persevering with in his custom of irritating excessive profile circumstances particularly ones that should do with corruption and rights abuses, Malami additionally lately ordered safety businesses to cowl up an ongoing multi-billion naira fraud in Nigeria Incentive-based Danger Sharing System for Agricultural Lending.
Additionally, he was behind the reinstatement of a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Job Workforce, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service after his dismissal in 2013 for a N2bn theft of pension funds.
Maina is at present being prosecuted by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee after being arrested upon sneaking again into Nigeria.
One other case taken over by Malami and which by no means noticed the sunshine of day was the N25bn fraud trial of Danjuma Goje, former governor of Gombe State.
The case was stalled when in an emergency listening to earlier than Justice Babatunde Quadiri, EFCC counsel, Mr Wahab Shittu, advised the court docket that the company was withdrawing from the case and handing it over to the workplace of the Lawyer-Basic for continuation.
The AGF nonetheless, acknowledged that having completely reviewed the matter, discovered no prima facie case whereas including that it was weak.
Malami withdrew the fees towards Goje from the court docket in train of his constitutional energy, permitting him to now stroll as a free man.
Certainly, the checklist of circumstances taken over by Malami and annoyed in current instances is lengthy and worrisome.