Corruption is Nigeria’s greatest challenge –ICPC chairman

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nemy of development and good . Corruption is ’s greatest challenge and is directly associated with national security challenges, current economic decline, poverty expansion, reduced life expectancy, high mortality and deteriorating livelihood experienced by citizens.”

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He called for concerted efforts from both state and non-state actors in tackling problem so as to create a better .

ICPC chairman urged National Assembly to deploy its oversight powers on government agencies and departments as well as its legislative control over public expenditure and audit of public accounts to effectively curb corruption in public sector.

According to him, “ fight against corruption is our collective responsibility and duty of government alone. We must visualize the type of country and that we to live in and bequeath to generations yet unborn.

“Our immediate objective is to reduce corruption in our lifetime to such an extent that it can longer threaten our collective well-being, , development. The legislature can lead to our collective vision through its constitutional mandate.”