Jega’s Advice on Corruption

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Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, who was at the 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day organised by the economic and financial crime commission in collaboration with Nigeria Shippers Council, Maritime and Transport Stakeholders he noted that Nigeria should be more determined in her fight against corruption.

“Here in Nigeria, where corruption is in the increase compared to other African countries, we need to take the fight seriously. “It is a day for sober reflection for us and for reviewing our experiences and restrategise to find better ways and means of improving the successes in the fight against corruption,” he said.

Jega commended the EFCC for its successes as well as other anti-corruption agencies for their contributions to tackling the crime in the Nigeria.

“While we commend them, they also need to intensify their efforts in the fight against corruption because we see that the more effort that is made, the more difficult it becomes.

“The EFFCC and other anti-corruption agencies need to continue to demonstrate that there are no sacred cows in the fight against corruption.“We will want to see a rededicated effort in terms of effective utilisation in governance of resource saved from corruption,” Jega added.


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