Few days before his inauguration for a second term in office, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and Transparency International (TI) said President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign has yielded little result.
Demanding an urgent intervention as the new cabinet is being anticipated at a press conference in Abuja Friday, the chair, Transparency International Nigeria and Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Musa Rafsanjani said Buhari’s government has not delivered on anti-corruption commitments made to Nigerians and to the international community.
“Having observed the disturbing trends, events and occurrences in our dear nation; noting the responses from government, groups and different stakeholders, civil society legislative advocacy centre (CISLAC) and Transparency International (TI) states with concern that corruption remains pervasive in Nigeria,” Rafsanjani said.
Buhari came into power in 2015 promising to revamp the economy, improve security and fight corruption. But the civic society organisations said corruption has only increased exponentially. Read more