Anti-corruption agencies recover N800bn, secure 1,400 convictions


President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the nation’s anti-corruption agencies have secured more than 1,400 convictions and also recovered funds in excess of N800 billion.

In an address to mark this year’s Democracy Day, he assured that these monies are being ploughed into development and infrastructure projects.

The president said the government has continued to implement accountability and transparent policies through the Open Government Partnership and the transparency portal on financial transactions.

Similarly, he noted, the administration has strengthened its auditing and accountability mechanisms so as to ensure that rules and regulations are followed strictly.

Source: Nigerian Tribune