Publish Names Of Oil Thieves Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells Buhari

Written by on October 17, 2022

Socio-Economic Rights and sustability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “promptly set up a presidential panel of enquiry to thoroughly, impartially, and transparently investigate the operations of illegal oil pipelines from 2001 to date, and to widely publish the names of anyone suspected to be involved.”

SERAP In the open letter dated 15 October 2022 and signed by SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare urged president  Buhari to “ensure the prosecution by appropriate anti-corruption agencies of anyone suspected to be responsible for the plundering of the country’s oil wealth and the full recovery of any proceeds of crime.”

Royal Times reports that SERAP also urged him to “promptly authorise the investigation of reports of the destruction of an oil bunkering vessel by security agencies and to ensure that suspected owners of the vessel are identified, named and brought to justice.”


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