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Rivers State House of Assembly passes Bill seeking to establish state anti-corruption agency

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A invoice looking for to determine the Rivers State integrity and accountability fee has been handed on the state Home of Meeting.

The chief invoice seeks to cultivate the capabilities of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee in Rivers state.

Main the talk in favour of the invoice on Tuesday, the chief of the Home, Martins Amaehule stated the regulation is geared toward offering a authorized framework within the battle towards corruption within the public service.

He stated the invoice may even promote accountability and good governance within the state.

The Home chief additionally believes the invoice when handed into regulation will finish federal businesses alleged interference within the state.

After calling for votes in favour of the proposed regulation, the speaker, Ikuiyi Owaji-Ibani stated, when signed into regulation, the invoice will give the state powers to battle corruption in its area.

He stated “Nigeria is the one state that’s working a federalism with a unitary structure and the time has come after 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule for a few of these legal guidelines to be examined”.

“I believe that this invoice is essential, infact it’s even a window that’s open for the federal authorities, for us to commend the Rivers State Home of Meeting and the federal government of Rivers State that we are literally giving impetus to the federal constructions which are in place”.

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