Legal Unit

The functions of the Legal Unit include the under-listed amongst others:

  • Liaising with the Federal Ministry of Justice (FMJ), National Assembly (NASS) and other Government bodies on behalf of the Ministry on all legal issues;
  • Handling of petitions and other related legal correspondence addressed to the Honourable Minister;
  • Defending the Ministry and the Nigeria Police Force in matters filed against them in courts all over the Federation;
  • Rendering of legal advice/opinions as required;
  • Drafting/vetting legal documents such as Agreements, Memoranda of Understanding (M.O.Us) etc;
  • Attending meetings both within and outside on behalf of the Ministry;
  • Preparation and Processing of Bills both to the FMJ & NASS;
  • Attending Public Hearings.