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London law firm to defend Nasir El-Rufai against corruption charges

Nigeria’s former Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has engaged the service of an International legal expert Robert Amsterdam of Amsterdam & Peroff, to defend him against charges of corruption and abuse of office while in government.

Nasir El-Rufai

A statement published on PRNewswire /  says that Robert Amsterdam has a broad mandate to mount a vigorous legal defense of El-Rufai’s reputation, person and property both in Nigeria and abroad.  

Robert Amsterdam is the founding partner of the Toronto- and London, U.K.-based law firm Amsterdam & Peroff.

Mr. A. U. Mustapha, a Nigerian counsel for El-Rufai, stated that, “the increasingly libelous accusations against former Minister El-Rufai and the ferocity of the campaign against him which violate Nigeria’s commitments under international law prompted us to look for jurisdictions outside of Nigeria for additional arena for redress.”

More information on this case can be found at www.robertamsterdam.com.