A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) generally known as the Say No Marketing campaign on Thursday known as on Nigerians to “personal” the combat towards corruption guarantee higher service supply and sustainable growth within the nation.
Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, one of many Conveners of the teams, at a rally to mark the 2018 Anti-corruption Day celebration in Abuja stated it was time for a collective combat towards corruption in Nigeria.
Based on Nwagwu, this yr’s theme is “Each No Counts’’ – which means that it’s not solely the No of the President that ought to depend nor that of individuals in management however the No of each citizen.
“The obligation for us as residents is to proceed to say no to corruption, democracy doesn’t envisage that one man will combat corruption.
“Democracy implies that the legislature, judiciary, govt and the residents will collectively be a part of arms to say no to corruption; so, immediately we name on all Nigerians to affix the world to make sure that corruption is fought.
Mr Jaiye Gaskiya, one other convener, stated that the group was internet hosting collection of actions for one week to mark the anti-corruption day with the intention of overhauling the notion of anti-corruption combat in Nigeria.
Gaskiya stated that each authorities had been combating corruption however that the one means to make sure that corruption was fought holistically was for residents to take a stand.
This, he stated, was by holding authorities accountable to an intense and neutral combat towards corruption with out sparing anyone.
He added that one other strategy to combat corruption was for Nigerians to abhor the tradition of corruption and that of impatience that triggered them to be inclined to corruption by “chopping corners”.
Gaskiya urged residents to carry authorities accountable to offer companies to the individuals as a result of it was when public companies failed that room can be created for corruption.
Mr Hamzat Lawal, a member of the teams, urged Nigerians to make sure a corrupt-free election in 2019 by saying no to vote shopping for and promoting and voting their conscience.
One other member, Mr Uchenna Arisuku, known as on the Nationwide Meeting to move the anti-corruption payments such because the Proceeds of Crime invoice, into legislation to strengthen the combat towards anti-corruption.
Arisuku stated that this may go a great distance in curbing corruption in Nigeria.