Democracy and the law

papers presented at the second conference of the body of attorneys-general in the Federation, held in Abuja, 9th-12th September, 1991
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Federal Ministry of Justice , Lagos, Nigeria
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Statement[editors Yemi Osinbajo & Awa Kalu.
SeriesFederal Ministry of Justice law review series ;, v.11
ContributionsOsinbajo, Yemi., Kalu, Awa U., Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Justice.
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LC ClassificationsKTA2174 .D46 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 338 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1473165M
LC Control Number93136558

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