By Onyekachi Eke
The Head of Reforms, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Mr Gwimi Sebastine Peters, has commended the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and other non-state actors for their work in the fight against corruption. Mr Peters made this commendation when the staff of CISLAC visited the CCB office in Abuja today, July 16.
The visit was to introduce the project “Turning up the pressure: Tackling money laundering through multi-stakeholder approaches in ECOWAS countries” and to discuss areas of collaboration.
The focus of this project, which is funded by the European Union and Transparency International (TI), is on the implementation of existing commitments and recommendations related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) in ECOWAS countries, with focus on Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire.
It is often a challenge for elected officials to identify priorities in the fight against money laundering when faced with multiple recommendations and high-level commitments. […]