Muhammadu Buhari To Present Report On Nigeria’s E-Government Systems

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday present a report on Corruption Risk Assessment of Nigeria’s e-Government Systems at a training by Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission.

Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Musa Abubakar, disclosed this while addressing newsmen ahead of the three-day training organised for Heads of anti-corruption agencies of member-countries of African Union.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that e-payment systems are platforms deployed to the public sector to check corruption.

They include Treasury Single Account, Government Integrated Financial Management Information System and Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

Abubakar said that the workshop was aimed at building capacity for Nigerians across various sectors to prevent and confront corruption.

“This will also be in furtherance of the declaration of President Buhari as the African Union’s Anti-Corruption Champion for 2018,’’ he said.

The chairman said that the training would help to build the capacity of beneficiary countries’ anti-corruption agencies on corruption-prevention strategy.

He explained that corruption risk assessment involved identifying the weaknesses found in government systems.

“Whatever we find out as a result of our assessment, we inform the stakeholders to proffer solutions to the problems identified so that people cannot manipulate the system.”

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