Group mobilises 20 million Nigerians to fight corruption
Launches #BounceCorruption Campaign
The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) said it is mobilising 20 million Nigerians to fight corruption, through its Bounce Corruption Campaign.
With support from Macarthur Foundation, the project is designed to mobilise citizens, especially youth to hold public institutions and officials accountable at the local and national level.
At the launch in Lagos, the Executive Director, Samson Itodo said the project seeks to build resistance against corruption by exposing corrupt practices and demanding prosecution of indicted suspects.
Itodo noted that in spite of Federal Government’s efforts, there is stiff opposition against its anti-corruption programme, adding that the fight against corruption is being threatened by lack of diligent prosecution, delay in the prosecution of high-profile cases, bottlenecks in freezing and recovery of stolen assets, among other factors.