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No Going Back On Al-Mustapha’s Prosecution – LASG

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No Going Back On Al-Mustapha’s Prosecution – LASG

NEWISSUES, Abuja

Amid insinuations that the Lagos State government has given up on the murder trial of Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, former chief security officer ( CSO) to the late dictator, General Sani Abacha, the Lagos State government yesterday  said it will pursue the case at the Supreme Court.

 

The state’s attorney-general and commissioner for justice, Mr Ade Ipaye made government’s  position known while addressing journalists during the 2014 Ministerial Press Briefing held at the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja area of the state.

 

Ipaye added that the process of appeal had been instituted at the Appeal Court and had from there moved to the Supreme Court.

 

He explained that  the state is taking the necessary legal steps to ensure diligent prosecution of the matter and approached the Supreme Court after the Appeal Court failed to entertain the matter on technical grounds.

 

 

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