INTEGRITY INSTITUTIONS PRESENT NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION CONFERENCE RESOULTION TO PRESIDENT GEORGE M. WEAH

INTEGRITY INSTITUTIONS PRESENT NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION CONFERENCE RESOULTION TO PRESIDENT GEORGE M. WEAH

Monrovia, November 9, 2020 – The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) along with other integrity institutions have presented to President George M. Weah the resolutions of the just ended National Anti-Corruption Conference (NACC).

Making the presentation on behalf of the integrity bodies recently in Monrovia, the Executive Chairperson of the LACC gave an overview of the NACC and said the Conference was organized in keeping with Pillar Four of the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).

Cllr. A. Ndubuisi Nwabudike noted that in preparation for the NACC, three Regional Conferences were held around the country including one Sectorial meeting with civil society was held in Monrovia.

He said that the regional conferences and sectorial meeting was centered on three thematic areas namely; Reform of the laws; Compliance and Political Will and highlighted key recommendations reflecting citizens’ views from the counties and from participants from the sectorial meeting.

In response, President George M. Weah thanked the integrity institutions for organizing the NACC and promised his unflinching and unwavering support in the fight against corruption and to actualize the recommendations in the Resolution.

He urged the Minister of Finance and Development Planning to support the integrity institutions in their work and promised to lobby with international partners to support the anti-graft bodies.

The presentation ceremony was attended by heads of integrity institutions including the General Auditing Commission (GAC); the Internal Auditing Agency (IAA); the Governance Commission (GC), Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC); Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU); Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives (LEITI); and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA).

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Edwin J. Clarke, Jr.

Public Relations Officer