These functions are discharged through core departments in the Ministry, the Legal Units domiciled in the various MDAs who act as representatives of the Attorney General of the Federation within their respective organizations and the liaison offices located in the six geo-political zones of the country. The Ministry also supervises the activities of the following parastatals:
To undertake and achieve its statutory mandate, the Federal Ministry of Justice is structured as follows:
(a) Professional Departments:
(i) Department of Public Prosecutions of the Federation (DPPF);
(ii) International and Comparative Law (ICL);
(iii) Civil Litigation and Public Law (CL&P);
(iv) Solicitors Department (SD);
(v) Legal Drafting (LD);
(vi) Citizens’ Right (CR); and
(vii) Law Reporting and Publications (LRP).
(b) Service Departments:
(i) Human Resources Management (HRM).
(ii) Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS).
(iii) Finance and Account (F & A).
(iv) General Services.
(v) Reform Coordination and Service Improvement (RCSI).
(i) Information and Protocol
(ii) Internal Audit
(iii) Freedom of Information Act Implementation
(iv) Central Authorities
(v) Justice Sector Reform Committee.
To make Justice accessible to all, consistent with the ideals of democracy and the rule of law.
To maintain the highest standard of professionalism, to the ideals of fairness and justice and the sustenance of a healthy relationship between all arms and tiers of government.
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Phone: (234) 805 088 8806
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