- The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on President Bola Tinubu to probe former President Muhammadu Buhari
- SERAP said Tinubu should probe Buhari for allegedly withdrawing funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
- The group urged President Tinubu to bring all those involved in the illegal withdrawal of CBN funds to justice
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to probe the immediate past president, Muhammadu Buhari, for allegedly withdrawing funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
SERAP called on President Tinubu to name and shame and bring all those involved in the illegal withdrawal from the apex bank to justice.
The advocacy group stated its stand on Thursday, June 1, via its Twitter handle @SERAPNigeria
The statement read:
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“The Tinubu administration must promptly probe the allegations that former President Buhari 'illegally withdrew public funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria', name and shame those involved, and bring them to justice, or face legal action.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nigeria's new president Bola Ahmed's tenure kicked off with the country's reserves at their lowest level in 20 months.
According to data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, as of Thursday, 25 May 2023, Nigeria's foreign reserves stood at $35.15 billion.
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Legit.ng also reported that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why his executive council were alarmed by the mention of ex-President Muhammadu Buhari's emergence as Nigeria's leader.
Jonathan revealed that some of his ministers were scared of his successor due to his antecedents and feared that they might be prosecuted and jailed without a fair hearing.
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Tinubu stated that all security agencies must operate synergistically and be on the same page.