SERAP sues FG over looters’ names
The SocioEconomic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the federal government over its failure to release the names of suspected looters and the circumstances under which stolen public funds were recovered.
The suit filed last Friday at the Federal High Court Ikoyi, Lagos requested the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to provide information about the names of high ranking public officials from whom public funds were recovered and the circumstances under which the funds were recovered, as well as the exact amounts recovered from each official.
The originating summons with suit number FHC/ CS/964/2016 was brought pursuant to Section 4(a) of the Freedom of Information Act signed by SERAP’s Executive Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni. Joined as defendants are Alhaji Lai Mohammed and the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.