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Ribadu, Ezekwesili, Rewane to speak at ‘The Cost of Corruption’ conference

Ribadu, Ezekwesili, Rewane to speak at ‘The Cost of Corruption’ conference
July 16
14:32 2021

Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former minister of education, will serve as panellists at a conference addressing corruption in Nigeria.

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The teleconference, organised by the Federal Social Democrats (FSD), is themed ‘The Cost of Corruption: Understanding corruption, how it works in Nigeria and the many ways it affects you’.

Other speakers include Funke Adesanya, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN); Bismark Rewane, managing director, Financial Derivatives Company (FDC) Limited; Konyin Ajayi, a legal practitioner; Ishaq Oloyede, registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Oluseun Onigbinde, director and co-founder of BudgIT, a civic tech organisation.

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According to FSD, the panellists were chosen “to help us x-ray the corrosive impact of corruption on the economy and the financial system; justice and the legal system; governance and social services.

“We also have on the panel the first chairman of EFCC to offer an insight from his first-hand knowledge on the cost of corruption on our politics and governance.

“An example of how an innocuous MDA can be a hotbed of corruption will also be presented.

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“This is the 1st part of a two-part series, the 2nd Part will explore “New Initiatives to Fight Corruption.”

You can click here to register for the conference which is billed to take place on Saturday.

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