NBS to Conduct Corruption Survey

Evaluates Quality and Integrity of Public Workers

by Doris Ukaonu

NBS to Conduct Corruption Survey

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has announced that it will be partnering with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC), and the Department for International Development to conduct a survey on how the average Nigerian is affected by corruption. The outcome of the survey will be published in September 2019.

This was disclosed by a Project Director of the survey, Dr. Isiaka Olarewaju at a news conference in Abuja, on Monday 10th of June 2019.

In conducting the survey, the NBS will also work with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices (ICP), the Code of Conduct Bureau and the Nigerian Police Force, and Other Related Offences Commission.

The survey is a sequel to the first corruption survey conducted by the NBS IN 2017. It aims to assess the quality and integrity of public services in Nigeria. It will be done across the 36 states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.


News Source- Punch Newspaper