- The United States (US) has inaugurated anti-corruption website for Nigeria
- The Website is expected to be used by Nigerians to fight against corrupt practices in both government and co-operate institutions
- Nigerians are urged to embrace the web-based platform to remove any limitation that has hampered development in the country
Donald Trump's government on Wednesday, July 12, inaugurated a web-based platform to support President Muhammadu Buhari's fight against corruption.
The platform is founded by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and was developed by BudgIT.
Mr David Young in his remark said that the platform will seek to address the daily instances of corruption faced by millions of Nigerians, Vanguard reports.
He charged Nigerians to embrace the development to the fight against corruption and bring to the background.
He said:“The tide will turn against the culture of corruption when Nigerians recognize that they must fight as one to stamp out this scourge that has hampered development and stifled prosperity.
“Report Yourself offers Nigerians the means to instantaneously report corruption, bribery, and graft with the option of filing an official complaint with the Nigerian Police Force Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, (PCRRU).
“Through the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, we are working to increase the capacity of Nigerian law enforcement agencies and the justice sector.’’
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Mr Abayomi Shogunle, the assistant commissioner of police, that represented the commissioner of police urged Nigerians to make PCRRU function very well.
Mr Shogunle also said that the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) noted that initiative will achieve its function.
He said: “When will increase our dedication to promoting transparency and enhanced the fight against corrupt practices in both the government and co-operate institutions.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that accused of not doing much like its sister anti-graft agencies, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) commenced intensive enlightenment.
Watch this Legit.ng TV Video of the EFCC staging a walk against corruption: