Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Nigerian Senate, seeking approval for a request to pay the judgement debt in the sum of Five Hundred and Sixty-Six million dollars, Ninety-Eight thousand pounds and 226 billion naira.


According to reports, the monies were owed by the Federal Government through the issuance of promissory notes.


The President’s letter of request was read at plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan during plenary on Wednesday, four months after 648 cases were brought against the President and other Federal Government parastatals.


The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami revealed that Buhari’s regime had secured a conviction in 397 terrorism cases while 7,000 crime and anti-corruption cases had been successfully prosecuted by the government in eight years.


He said the secured conviction was out of 3,000 terrorism-profiled charges, of which 1,500 were filed.

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