Nigeria legalizes agreement with Macao on transfer of sentenced persons

Timothy Choji, Abuja

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President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Instrument of Ratification of the Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons between the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

This is sequel to the Federal Executive Council’s Decision of August 1, 2018, which approved and directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to prepare the Instrument of Ratification of the above Agreement for the President’s signature.

President Buhari’s assent formally executes the Agreement.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina revealed this to Journalists in a statement issued on Friday.

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