SERAP Sues Federal Government for Refusing To Publish The Names Of Looters


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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government due to the fact they didn't publicize the names of government officials that looted public funds, and also for not clearly stating the method to which the assets were recovered.


 According to PM News the suit was filed on Friday at the Federal High Court Ikeja, requesting Freedom of Information (FOI) from the Ministry of Information headed by Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

 In SERAP's statement they said "It is further submitted that the recoveries, specifically from high-ranking public officials (but nit from private individuals), are matters of public interest. Publishing the names of those public officials will provide insists relevant to the public debate on the ongoing efforts to prevent and combat a culture of grand corruption and longstanding impunity of  perpetrators in the country."
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