Malami To Address U.S Gathering On Buhari Administration’s Effort To Rid Nigeria, Africa Of Corruption

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN will be addressing a high-powered stakeholders gathering in the United States on how the anti-corruption measures of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has resulted in the decline of the menace in Nigeria.

This was disclosed in a statement by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, OAGF, on Monday.

The statement stated that he will deliver a public lecture on Monday (by 7pm Nigerian Time) in NewYork, U.S, titled “Decline of Corruption in Africa: The Approach of President Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria”.

The event is an annual public lecture organised by the Center for Media and Peace Initiatives (CMPI), a “media and policy think tank in special consultative status with the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council and affiliated with Rutgers University’s School of Public Affairs and Administration.”

Among other things, Malami will list out Buhari’s successes as far as anti-corruption is concerned and will explain how that has reflected in “the changing face of governance in the continent and mitigation efforts to minimize corruption in public places.

“The event will be chaired by Professor John Pavlik, a distinguished professor of Journalism and Media Studies, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University.

“Among the special guests are His Excellency Prof Tijjani Muhammad-Bande – Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations and Robert A Schwartz, Professor and Head of Dermatology Rutgers University Medical School,” the statement partly read.

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