FG begins implementation of anti-corruption strategy
At last the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS 2017 -2021), has commenced with the identification of 26 pilot Ministries, Departments and Parastatals (MDAs).
The MDAs would be monitored and evaluated in the next one year by six teams, comprising members of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) committee of the strategy, numbering about 21.
Also, assignment of roles and modus operandi have been given to sub teams of the M and E of the strategy with designed templates.
The committee’s representatives were mandated to carry out sensitization visits to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, the Head of Service, and others before the monitoring and evaluation missions.
The Guardian’s Charles Ogugbuaja, is a member of the M and E committee.The NACS is a creation of the Federal Government approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), in their meeting presided over by the Vice President, Prof. Osinbajo, last year.
It is domiciled in the office of the Attorney – General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice.The teams formation and assignment of roles were concluded on Friday at the end of the three -day retreat for the committee members held at the Valencia Hotels, Abuja, officiated by the officials of the Rule of Law and Anti – Corruption (RoLAC), Emma Uche (Anti – Corruption Component Manager); the Programme Officer (Pwanakei Dala); and the consultant, Dr. Adaeze Isabella Igbokwe.
The project is funded by the European Union and managed by the British Council.Anti – Corruption Agencies (ACAs), including the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ICPC and others were all represented.