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The administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel in Akwa Ibom State records unprecedented accomplishments across all sectors of the economy. Mr. Udom Emmanuel - Justice



Effective and efficient adjudication of justice to the people through equity and fair play are very crucial in governance. To this end, relevant government authorities, majorly, the Ministry of Justice has been efficiently equipped to provide appropriate Legal services to both the government and people of the State.  In this regard, the following achievements have been recorded:

  •   Articulation of a realistic body of laws to regulate the rights, liabilities and conventions;
  •   Provision of legal advice to the Government;
  •  Drafting and vetting of Executive Bills Contracts, Agreements, Memoranda of Understanding and other legal document;
  •  Estate Administration and public trustworthy;
  •  Diligent handling of Criminal and Civil matters to enhance a smooth justice delivery system in the state, amongst others.

Details of the departmental achievements of Ministry of Justice are presented here below:


The Department of Legal Drafting is one of the major Departments in the Ministry of Justice. It exists essentially to draft/vet all Executive Bills, Subsidiary Legislation and Contract Agreements involving Government. It also proffers sound legal advice to Government. The Department is a major contributor to the Internally Generated Revenue of the state through the collection of vetting fees on every Contract Agreement drafted.  Its achievements are: