Ban Car Parks For Presidency, Ministers, SERAP Urges Buhari

SERAP Begs Donald Trump To Influence Sowore's Release
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the nation’s president, Muhammadu Buhari to follow the ‘Namibia example’ and place a ban on the purchase of new cars by the presidency and its ministers.

Buhari is ECOWAS ChampionThe group said that not only the presidency should embrace this move, but also the national assembly and the state government.

The realised monies can then be used to pay salaries of workers and as support mechanism for tertiary students.

It wrote on Twitter “BREAKING: We’ve asked President Buhari to copy ‘the Namibia example’, ban car perks for the presidency, ministers; buying of new generators, until May 2023; encourage @nassnigeria & 36 govs to do the same & use the savings to pay workers, pensioners & support tertiary students.Read more: SERAP Begs Donald Trump To Influence Sowore’s Release

“We stated in our open letter sent yesterday: “Public officials have a duty to prioritise Nigerians’ well-being. As trustees of public funds, they’re accountable to the public for the use of those funds. COVID-19 has shown the need for absolute loyalty to the public interest.”

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