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Six Years Of The Freedom Of Information Act In Nigeria

Six Years Of The Freedom Of Information Act In Nigeria

🕔01:56, 5.Jun 2017

On 28th May, 2017, the Freedom of Information Act, FOIA, was six years old in Nigeria! It was the immediate past Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, who signed it into law on 28th May, 2011. Six years of the FOIA, many Nigerians still don’t know it exists. However, some of those who know it exists think it’s media law and therefore it doesn’t affect them. Only a small segment of the Nigerian society knows what this law is all about and is ready to use it.

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