HONORABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION AND MINISTER OF JUSTICE
ABUBAKAR MALAMI, SAN is a conscientious private legal practitioner with decades of impressive track records. He is highly experienced and articulate legal luminary, who has demonstrated ability to lead diverse higher level and complicated litigations. His outstanding performance in the legal profession resulted in his conferment with the coveted rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2008, which is the highest rank of honour accorded to legal practitioners that excelled in the legal profession in Nigeria.
Apart from legal practice, Malami has also achieved successful venture in business and politics. As a politician Abubakar was one time the National Legal Adviser of the then opposition political party, Congress for Progressive Change (CPC). He actively participated in the process that led to the merger of the legacy parties and marshaled the birth of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2013.
After the successful outcome of the 2015 presidential elections which was won by APC, Malami was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve in the19 man transition committee of the All progressive Congress.
He was sworn in as the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 11th November, 2015, sequel to his earlier nomination and subsequent confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.