Integration of the African continent through law by All Africa Law Ministers Conference (1st 1989 Abuja, Nigeria)

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StatementFirst Ever All Africa Law Ministers Conference, Abuja, Nigeria, November 27th-29th, 1989 ; [edited by Yemi Osinbajo ; research assistants, Helen Duke, Jeffrey Oputa].
SeriesFederal Ministry of Justice law review series,, v. 7
ContributionsOsinbajo, Yemi.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1594547M
ISBN 109782439045
LC Control Number91126248

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