AGABI, Hon. Kanu Godwin(SAN)

Born July 9, 1946
Hon. Justice





Former Attorney General of Nigeria between 1999 - 2003.
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State of Origin: Cross River State
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Profession Legal practitioner , philanthropist , Politician , Philosopher , Sportsman , Administrator
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Previous Appointments:

Chairman, Board of Directors of NICON, Niger Insurance Company Limited and National Properties Limited.

Commissioner for Finance, Cross River State;

Honorable Minister of Justice, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Attorney General of the Federation, 1999-2000;

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2000;

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, 2002-03;

Special Adviser to the President on Ethics & Good Governance, 2003-06.

St. John’s Primary School, Gboko, Cross River State; St. Benedict’s Primary School, Ogoja, Cross River State; Maryknoll Secondary School, Okuku, Ogoja, Cross River State; Methodist College, Uzuakoli, Abia State; University of Lagos; Nigeria Law School.

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) since 1997

In the April 1999 elections, Agabi ran for governor of Cross River State, but was unfortunately, defeated by Donald Duke.

In 2016, Agabi was appointed Head, Legal Team for His Excellency, Senate President Bukola Saraki who was facing prosecution before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT),

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