2023 Election Headline Local News

FG committed to ending violence against journalists – Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation AGF and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami says the Federal Government is committed to bringing to an end undemocratic and uncultured activities in the country.

Mr. Malami stated this in Abuja at a seminar to mark the 2022 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

While speaking on the theme, Media, Civil Society and Violence-free Election in Nigeria, the AGF called on stakeholders involved in electioneering process to ensure that political activities were observed in accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Law.

Mr. Malami also urged stakeholders to join hand in making sure that all campaign utterances were humane and in conformity with global best practices.

The AGF urged the participants to make the best use of what they stand to gain by the careful selection of eminent scholars, practitioners and experts in various related fields adding that his office would expect recommendations from the policy dialogue for use.

Reporting by Ifeoma Nwovu; Editing by Chinasa Ossai, Omotola Oguneye