STAKEHOLDERS committed
to the fight against corruption
in Nigeria have commenced the
harmonization of the National
Anti-Corruption Strategy
Documents as part of measures
to strengthen the Buhari
administration’s anti-graft war.
The harmonization process
is coordinated by the Ministry
of Justice in conjunction with
the Presidential Advisory
Committee Against Corruption
(PACAC) with other stakeholders
drawn from Civil Society
Organisations, professional bodies
as well as representatives of key
government agencies.
In his remark at the stakeholders
consultative forum in Abuja on
Tuesday, the Solicitor-General of
the Federation and Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Mr
Taiwo Abidogun said, the event
was aimed at harmonization of
all working documents on anticorruption
into a single National
Anti-Corruption Strategy.
He said adopting a single
strategy document was in line
with the agenda of the present
administration on corruption and
related matters.
According to him, “one of the
cardinal objectives of the current
President Muhammadu Buhari
administration to fight corruption
in all its ramified manifestations
including adopting effective
preventive measures against
corruption, recovery of stolen
assets and putting in place systems
and processes to profitably
manage the stolen and recovered
assets.’’
Abidogun said President Buhari
had demonstrated an unwavering
commitment to curb the menace of
corruption in the country.
He said: “the current
administration has made the
fight against corruption and
the restoration of integrity in
governance a priority.
“This is made manifest in
the President’s commitment at
the May 2016 Anti-Corruption
Conference; the setting up
the Presidential Advisory
Committee against Corruption;
establishment of the National
Prosecution Coordination
Committee (NPCC).
“Others include the re-
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