Following the moment judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the Executive Order 6 (EO6), President Buhari has mandated the Lawyer-Common of the Federation and the Minister of Justice to implement the Order in full pressure. The Order empowers the Lawyer Common of the Federation (AGF) to take steps, in liaison with related investigative businesses, to quickly seize property linked with corruption pending investigation.
A press release launched by the Senior Particular Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu at the moment October 13th, mentioned a quantity of enforcement procedures are at the moment in place by which the Nigeria Immigration Service and different safety businesses have positioned no fewer than 50 high profile individuals instantly affected by EO6 on watch-list and restricted them from leaving the county pending the dedication of their instances. The assertion partly reads
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purple by the related businesses to make sure that the property should not dissipated and such individuals don’t intervene with, nor howsoever corrupt the investigation and litigation processes.
It’s instructive to notice that EO6 was particularly directed to related legislation enforcement businesses to make sure that all property inside a minimal worth of N50 million or equal, topic to investigation or litigation are shielded from dissipation by using all obtainable lawful means, pending the ultimate dedication of any corruption-related matter.
The Buhari administration reassures all well-meaning and patriotic Nigerians of its dedication to the battle towards corruption, in accordance with the 1999 Structure (as amended) and the overall ideas of the Rule of Legislation.
Accordingly, this administration will uphold the rule of legislation in all its actions and the correct of residents can be protected as assured by the Structure.
We, due to this fact, enjoin all Nigerians to cooperate with the legislation enforcement authorities in the direction of making certain a profitable implementation of the Executive Order 6 which is a paradigm-changing coverage of the Federal Authorities within the battle towards corruption.