CSOs want Nigerians to Leverage `open government partnership’ to expose corruption

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Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, seeks revival of anti-corruption war

 

By Angela Atabo

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) on Thursday in Abuja urged Nigerians to leverage on  Federal Government’s open partnership initiative to expose corruption.

A member of the group, Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, made the call at the Citizens and Media Roundtable on “Anti-Corruption Commitments of Open Government Partnership (OGP)’’ in Abuja.

The OGP is a multi-stakeholder initiative that focuses on improving government transparency, accountability and responsiveness to citizens through technology and innovation.

It was founded in 2011, and had grown from presence in eight countries to 75 countries by February, 2017, with Nigeria joining in 2016 as the 70th country to commit to the initiative

Nwagwu, who is one of the conveners of “Say No Campaign’’, said that what was important was for Nigerians to hold the government to the commitment it made to…

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