SERAP asks Court of Appeal to order release of asset declarations of Buhari, Osinbajo

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SERAP asks Court of Appeal to order release of asset declarations of Buhari, Osinbajo, others
Buhari, Osinbajo

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos to set aside a judgment of a Federal High Court and to order public disclosure of asset declaration details submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, governors and their deputies and other politicians since 1999.”

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had on Monday, May 11, 2020, dismissed the application filed by SERAP seeking “an order of mandamus to direct and compel the CCB to make available to the public specific details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents, vice-presidents, senate presidents, speakers of House of Representatives, state governors and their deputies since 1999.”

Justice Muslim Hassan declined the prayers, holding that, “I agree with the CCB that the duty to make the asset declaration form of public officers available is dependent…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper