S. M. A. BELGORE, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Attorney-General of Lagos State, through the Director of Public Prosecutions by a letter to the Chief Registrar, High Court of Lagos State wrote inter alia as follows:
1. Hamza Al-Mustapha (m)
2. Mohammed Rabo Lawal (m)
3. Mohammed Sani Abacha (m)
4. Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan (m)
Pursuant to section 211(1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, I intend to file the attached information against the above mentioned accused persons.
Kindly cause same to be filed in court. Attached herewith are 8 copies of the information and proofs of evidence one copy of each of which is for service on the accused persons.
M.N. Mofunanya (Mrs.)
Director of Public Prosecutions
At the next page to the letter it was indicated the Director of Public Prosecutions wrote the letter for Hon. Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State. It is noteworthy that section 211 of the constitutio…