By Chioma Kanu and Abubakar Jimoh
Effort to complement current effort by Nigerian government in advancing the fight against corruption brought to the fore, a ‘Shadow Report’ developed and launched by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) at the UN General Assembly 72 Session Side Event in New York.
Apart from the launched Report, the event also availed CISLAC the opportunity to deepen advocacy and launch her ‘Global Office’ in New York.
As emphasised in the opening address of the Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), the shadow report focuses mainly on the anti-corruption agenda, in particular on SDG 16, which specifically addresses illicit financial and arms flows, bribery and other forms of corruption, and access to information.
He said: “We are very much aware of the harmful of effects of corruption as it relegates development efforts to the background plunging countries into underdevelopment. A society free of corruption is healthy, wealthy, […]