Nigeria, July 11 -- The minister of justice and attorney general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, has denied allegations that he purchased a house worth N300 million for his son in Abuja.

Mr Malami also disowned pictures and videos showing ceremonies linked with the wedding said to have been observed without observance of social distancing.

The minister' son, Abdulazeez Malami, tied the knot on Friday in Kano.

Read the full statement issues by Malami's spokesperson, Dr Umar Gwandu:

The wedding fatiha of the eldest son of the Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abdulazeez Abubakar Malami took place under strict observance of the protocols and guidelines of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19.