Fight Against Graft:CACOL Establishes Its Anti-Corruption on Advocates At Various LGAs and LCDAs in Lagos State

In order to eansure accountability and transparency in governance, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, said it has inaugurated its Good Governance, Accountability, Transparency Education (C-GATE) programme in thirteen units from 11 (eleven) local government areas, LGAs, in Lagos state.

In a press release issued by CACOL’S Coordinator for Media and Publications, Adegboyega Otunuga on behalf of the anti-graft organization, Mr. Debo Adeniran, he remarked, “Today’s inauguration of our anti-corruption educators at the grassroots was watershed in our onerous assignment of stamping out corruption out of Nigeria’s body polity. It is a culmination of various activities hitherto embarked upon towards taking full ownership of the fight against corruption in the country. It would be recalled that since the advent of this democracy which many observers, nationwide and internationally, prefer to describe as a civil rule rather than true or wholesale democracy, successive governments have enacted one law or policy programme to fight the menace of corruption”. Incidentally, none of this policy formulation has been able to effectively tackle corruption in a very radical and ground sweeping manner, devoid of sentiments, cherry-picking or favouratism to provide enough deterrence that would at least, discourage majority of our public office holders from corruptive acts.

“In some countries like China or Malaysia, where corruption was also identified as a single impediment to national rebirth or social growth, death penalty or life imprisonment has been meted out to culprits, irrespective of whose ox is gored. In our own country too, the effects of corruption has been felt and identified as a major cause of why we remain a mono-cultural economy, why our refineries were destroyed and we have become the only oil-producing nation without a single petroleum refinery with just campaign promises that have remained a pipe dream and nothing but ‘political promises’ till date. Up till this moment, Nigeria has no single law that empowers our anti-corruption agencies on inviting and interrogating those that are suspected of living above their means to either explain the source of such sudden wealth or forfeit same. All this has further confirmed our fear and suspicion that, as conscience of the nation, the civil society (of which the Media is an integral part) cannot and must not leave the fight for eliminating the ugly ogre of corruption from our social space or at least, reduce it to the barest minimum”. It is in this wise that CACOL, has initiated this programme, which has been running concurrently in both Lagos and Osun states, to take the fight against corruption from the same elites that are responsible for our economic woes and social miasma, and own the fight for necessary result and effectiveness.

The CACOL Boss added, “Consequently, today’s event climaxed series of enlightenment and education on what constitute corruption, how to identify, shame and shun it; as well as best ways of engaging our budding public office holders from campaign stage to assumption of office at various levels. Thirteen different units were instituted and given their authority banner (s) to show their authenticity of CACOL’s insignia. With this formal inauguration of ambassadors or foot-soldiers of CACOL’S anti-corruption campaign, the aim is to ensure that Nigeria does not remain the same in our crusade for a sanitized and corruption-free environment.”

Adegboyega Otunuga

Coordinator, Media and Publications        

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