By Abubakar Jimoh
A group of national and international anti-corruption actors has called for ample and sincere policy response to reported corruption, giving zero chance to nepotism to revert current unfavourable corruption indices and successfully combat the menace in Nigeria.
The group made this call at a One-day High Level Workshop to Share International Anti-Corruption Best Practices to Address Emerging Issues themed “Preventing the Facilitation of Corruption in Public and Private Sector: Leveraging on International Frameworks to Promote Sustainable Development” organized by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation in Abuja.
Speaking at the High Level meeting, human right activist and former Minister for Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili urged immediate dismissal of excessive centralized power operating in opaque context, especially in the oil and gas sector to successfully wage war against corruption in the country.
She bemoaned the refusal of the President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint […]