Ahead of the 2023 general elections, l, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has insisted that he has not resigned.
Speaking, the AFG stated that he has withdrawn his ambition to contest the 2023 Kebbi State gubernatorial elections.
He made this remark in a statement by his media aide, Dr Umar Gwandu.
“Malami has the right to choose to voluntarily shelve his gubernatorial ambition.
“It is a matter of personal conviction and individual right which didn’t violate any law.
“Right thinking members of the society accord respect to individual’s right to freedom of choice in matters relating to this” Gwandu stated.
According to him, he is not aware of any legally justifiable and reasonable tenable obligations compelling him, a SAN or> an Attorney General of the Federation to do otherwise.
“The decision is not only a demonstration of altruism and patriotism, but of contentment, self-control, placidity and decisiveness in problem-solving at a time shrouded with confusing and competing stimulus.
“It is a commendable posture worthy of admiration coming from a paragon of virtue,” the statement added.