FG to resuscitate special terrorism prosecution courts- Malami

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FG to resuscitate special terrorism prosecution courts- Malami

The Federal Government will soon resuscitate Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts, Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice has said.

He made this known in a statement through

his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Umar Gwandu  on Thursday in Abuja.

According to the minister, the move is geared towards the Federal Government’s commitment to end insecurity in the country.

The Chief law officer of the country explained that the federal government is committed to ending insecurity in the country, and added that the courts are to bring to book all those found guilty in connection with terrorism so as to serve as deterrence to others.

“In addition to the prosecution of 400 suspected Boko Haram financiers, the measures taken by the government will counter the twin trouble of insurgency and insecurity in the country’’.

He urged Muslims, as they celebrate, to continue to be law-abiding, have sober reflections and exhibit the imbibed lessons learnt during the period of Ramadan fast.

He reminded   Muslims that Ramadan fast comes with numerous lessons while felicitating with them.

“The lessons include sincerity, honesty, commitment, sacrifice, selflessness, introspection and empathy, among others’’.

The Minister saluted the commitment of clerics in enlightening their followers on various issues during the month of fast, urging them to maintain

 the tempo, even beyond the period of Ramada

 

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