PRESS BRIEFING ON THE “RULE OF LAW CRISIS: HOW PERSISTENT FAILURE TO OBEY COURT JUDGEMENTS MAKES NIGERIA MORE VULNERABLE TO CORRUPTION”, AND THE PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF SERAP LAW REPORT.

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is pleased to invite you to the Press Briefing on the “Rule of Law Crisis: How persistent failure to obey court judgements makes Nigeria more Vulnerable to corruption“, and the public presentation of SERAP Law Report.

SERAP is a non-profit, nonpartisan, legal and advocacy organization devoted to promoting transparency, accountability and respect for socio-economic rights in Nigeria. SERAP received the Wole Soyinka Anti-Corruption Defender Award in 2014, and was nominated for the UN Civil Society Award and Ford Foundation’s Jubilee Transparency Award. SERAP is a member of the UNCAC Coalition, a global anti-corruption network of over 350 civil society organizations (CSOs) in over 100 countries. SERAP previously served as one of two Sub-Saharan African civil society representatives on the governing Committee of the Coalition.

The press briefing, which is organized with support from the MacArthur Foundation aims at bringing together the media to discuss the lack of enforcement of court judgments by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. The press briefing will also highlight recent judgments obtained by SERAP and implications for the fight against corruption in the judiciary, education and electricity sectors.

SERAP believes that your experience, expertise and participation would be invaluable to the success of the event.

Please kindly acknowledge receipt of the letter, and indicate your acceptance of the invitation.

Please accept the expression of our highest consideration.

Further details of the Press Briefing are as follows:

Date: 8th December, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. prompt

Venue: Zoom

Link: https://bit.ly/3lyYVQr

Meeting ID: 846 2787 4571

Passcode: 779218

Yours faithfully,

Ruth Otori

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)

2B Oyetola Street Off Ajanaku Street, Off Salvation Street,

Opebi, Ikeja,

Lagos Nigeria.

Tel: +2348160537202

T: @SERAPNigeria

E: info@serap-nigeria.org

W: www.serap-nigeria.org

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