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In a statement on Wednesday by SERAP’s Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale, the organization said: “SERAP can confirm that the ICC is now considering our petition. We have received communication from Mark P. Dillon, Head of Information and Evidence Unit of the ICC indicating that the court will give due consideration to our petition.”

The offices were thoroughly ransacked and a TV screen on the wall at the reception was dropped on the floor. The intruders also dropped a threat note on the table at the reception, which reads “Not our target. We will be back.” The matter has been reported at the Area “F” Police Station, Ikeja, Lagos. The matter is now a subject of police investigation

The letter dated 13 September 2016 and signed by SERAP executive director Adetokunbo Mumuni argued that, “Mrs Jonathan is a politically exposed person under anticorruption standards. She is also covered under the definition of ‘public officials’ contained in the UN Convention against Corruption to which Nigeria is a state party. Under article 2 of the convention, public officials include Mrs Jonathan or any other family members of the former President Goodluck Jonathan who exercised official duties while he was president

The statement accused the lawmakers of using their law-making powers to launch a “deliberate campaign to shield members from accountability”.
The bill seeking to establish a regulatory commission to monitor the work of civil society organizations in the country had on July 14 scaled second reading in the House of Representatives

Furthermore, the Kwara State Governor said despite experiencing a drop in monthly allocation from N3.2 billion to N800 million, the state government has sustained payment of its civil servants and pensioners through prudent management of resources and revenue reforms, which have increased Internally Generated Revenue by more than 100 per cent in less than a year

SERAP, in the letter dated March 18, 2016 and signed by its Executive Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, said: “This corrupt process amounts to a fundamental breach of constitutionally and internationally recognized human rights of millions of Nigerians particularly the right to equality and non-discrimination, to work and to human dignity

A copy of the petition, signed by SERAP’s Executive Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, on January 18, 2013, expressed worry over the horrible state of police training colleges and other police formations in the country