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Media Rights Agenda 20h
MRA launched the “FOI Hall of Shame” on July 3 to draw attention to public officials and institutions that are undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 through their actions, inactions, utterances and decisions
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
MRA Inducts TETFund into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Says It Demonstrates Contempt for the Law
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
See nomination of TETfund for the at
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
TETFund beat other nominees for this week to join the having been nominated for induction by in a tweet thread created by where TETFund’s disregard for the law was discussed
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
MRA launched the “FOI Hall of Shame” on July 3 to draw attention to public officials and institutions that are undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 through their actions, inactions, utterances and decisions.
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
MRA called on the institution to take necessary steps to change its negative culture & to comply with the provisions of the Act.
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
TETFund’s persistent denial of requests for information was inconsistent with its role as a body which deals with public funds at such a high level.
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
This week’s spotlight is also on TETFund for violating Section 13 of the Act which requires the institution to ensure the provision of appropriate training for its officials on the public’s right of access to information.
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
MRA also accused TETFund of disregarding other aspects of the FOI Act including Section 2(3)(f), which mandates every public institution to publish the title and address of an appropriate officer to whom applications for information should be sent.
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
Although some of the information sought by HRAN were provided, the response was far from satisfactory as TETFund failed to provide HRAN with a comprehensive list of beneficiaries of the Fund from 2011 till date, as requested by the network.
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MRA also echoed the question asked: “How transparent is TETFund when they don't publish reports of how money was spent since 2013?”
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
MRA endorsed the observation of that TETFund “keeps allocating public funds to public tertiary institutions without publishing how the money was spent to the public”
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Mr. Adewale, MRA’s Programme Officer said that it was not surprising that the institution’s staff was facing such charges, given the obvious lack of transparency in its operations
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Media Rights Agenda 20h
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