ROLES OF DIFFERENT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES CHARGED WITH THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION

Some government agencies have been set up to fight corruption. These agencies ensure that individuals involved in corruption are prosecuted. The following agencies have been put in place by the government to eradicate corruption, they include the EFCC, ICPC, Code of Conduct Burea. These agencies have their different responsibilities.

EFCC (Economics and Financial Crime Commission)

Functions of EFCC

  1. They investigate financial crimes including fee fraud, money laundering, etc.
  2. They co-ordinate and enforce all economic and financial crime laws. Etc
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ICPC (Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission)

This commission was established through the corrupt practices and  other related offences Act 2000 and was signed into law by president Olusegun Obasanjo on the 13th June 2000 and was inaugurated on the 29th September 2000.

Other functions of these agencies include; examination of declared assets made by public officers, they also keep documents and make them available to anyone who wishes to see it.

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Assignment

  1. What is the full meaning of ICPC and when was it inaugurated?
  2. What is the full meaning  of EFCC and mention two of their functions.

 

See also

CORRUPTION

CORRUPTION

GROUP BEHAVIOR

Drug trafficking

Effects of drug abuse

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