This action was filed by the Incorporated Trustees of HEDA Resource Centre against the Code of Conduct Bureau at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos. This action was instituted following the refusal and or neglect by the Code of Conduct Bureau to respond to HEDA’s demand under the Freedom of Information Act to provide information relating to the investigation report into the Panama Papers leak.
HEDA Resource Centre based on the above is seeking the court’s order of mandamus to compel the respondent to make the requested information available to the Applicant in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
The case last came up for hearing on the 25th day of June, 2018 and the respondent having filed its response, HEDA has also filed a further affidavit and a reply on point of law to the respondent’s written address. The case has been adjourned to the 25th day of June, 2018 for hearing.