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PTCIJ to hold maiden accountability roundtable discussion

PTCIJ to hold maiden accountability roundtable discussion
August 26
12:10 2021

 UDEME, an accountability and transparency project of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), is set to hold its maiden accountability roundtable discussion.

Themed, Strategic Partnerships for Accountability in Nigeria, the event will take place on September 2, 2021, at Orisun Art Source, Abuja.

According to Ijeoma Okereke, UDEME’s project officer, “at a time when democracy seems to be facing serious existential challenges in Nigeria as well as the African continent, conversations around one of the components of democracy-accountability- is pertinent”.

Okereke said the closed event will bring together stakeholders within the accountability sphere to discuss issues of accountability in public spending while charting a way forward to enhance, promote and strengthen democracy and good governance.


The event will also feature the launch of UDEME’s report titled, Summary and Recommendation of Constituency Projects Tracking in Nigeria’.

Civil society organisations with a focus on anti-corruption, media personnel, development partners, citizens, as well as representatives of anti-graft agencies, and relevant government agencies are billed to attend the event.

UDEME is a social accountability and transparency project of Premium Times Centre Investigative Journalism that tracks capital, constituency, and ecological projects to ensure that funds released are effectively utilized.


Since 2018 when UDEME was birthed, over 2,000 projects across Nigeria have been tracked and reported, with notable impacts.



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