Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the World Bank to release archival records and documents relating to spending on all approved funds to improve access to electricity in Nigeria between 1999 and 2020. It also demanded it to show the bank’s role in the implementation of any funded electricity projects, identify and name
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