The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has appealed to the Nigerian Lawmakers to stop the purchase of new and expensive cars for all serving National assembly members until 2023.
Naija News learnt that the human Right association made the call via its official twitter page sequel to a decision by the Namibian President to ban top politicians and government officials in his country from purchasing new cars for the next five years.
In a series of tweets, SERAP also urged the leadership of the National Assembly to suspend plans to renovate the National Assembly.
The body stressed that funds meant for these projects should be channeled towards improving Nigeria’s healthcare and educational sytem
here is SERAP series of tweets below
We’re also calling on them to suspend any plan to buy new cars and to renovate the National Assembly
The public funds derived from this initiative should be used to improve access to quality healthcare and education.
This is one excellent idea to copy from abroad.
— SERAP (@SERAPNigeria) May 14, 2020