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SERAP Attacks Buhari, Osinbajo Over Asset Declaration



The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has once again called On  President Muhammadu Buhari, his Vice, Osinbajo and 35 state governors  to reveal details of thier assets publicly.

Naija News  Understands that he human rights organization  gave a renewed call after  the Kebbi Deputy Governor, Yombe Dabai Samaila, published details ofhis assets publicly..

Samaila had last week forwarded his asset declaration form to SERAP while responding to the organisation’s Freedom of Information (FoI) request.

The form dated May 28, 2019 and sworn to before Justice Bikebbi of Kebbi state High Court, shows that Samaila declared assets, including landed property and cash in banks valued at N353,136,378.56 from which he stated that he receives N61,500,000.00 yearly as income.

SERAP had in suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/65/2020 filed in January 2020 asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to order Buhari, Osinbajo, 36 state governors and their deputies to “make public details of their assets, specifically property and income, contained in their asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) since assuming office.”

However, The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it can’t reveal details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s asset declaration.

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