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SERAP gets court’s permission for N388.304bn London-Paris Club loan refund spending review

Human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, says it has secured the leave of court to apply for a mandamus order to compel the Account General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, to publish the details of how the N388.304bn London-Paris Club Loan refunds was spent.

The organisation had in April filed a suit marked, FCH/CS/523/17 before the Federal High Court in Lagos, against the backdrop of allegations that the money was diverted and mismanaged by 35 state governments.

In a statement on Wednesday by its Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale, SERAP said Justice Muslim Hassan last Friday gave it the leave to apply for a mandamus order against the Accountant General of the Federation to publish the details of how the N388.304bn was spent.

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