President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Tuesday declare open a two day seminar aimed at formulating a legislative framework for the anti-corruption fight in the country.
The Senate and House of Representatives committees on Anti Corruption is organizing the seminar and the theme is:‘The role of the legislature in the fight against corruption in Nigeria’.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara will co host the anti corruption seminar.
Senator Chukwuma Utazi said:
“the Seminar is to give legal strength to the anti corruption fight of the present administration and to create legislative synergy for the anti corruption fight.”
“The seminar is aimed at making good the promise of the National Assembly that we are on the same page with the President Buhari led administration and in line with the legislative agenda, that there is a synergy between the National Assembly and the Presidency in the fight against corruption. It is to reaffirm the point that you cannot clap with one hand. It is our way of saying that there must be a legislative strength to back the anti corruption stance of the present administration.”