Two Top Agencies Pledge To Fight Corruption

Two Top Agencies Pledge To Fight Corruption

The Chair was accompanied by the vice- chair, Sophia Lepuchirit, and other Commissioners as well as the Secretariat

The heads of the anti-corruption commission and public prosecutions’ office met yesterday and discussed areas to enhance the fight against corruption. At a press meeting after the meeting, Noordin Haji, the Director of Public Prosecutions, noted: “This meeting is a statement by my office on how the EACC is an important partner in the fight against corruption. We have discussed several areas to enhance the fight against the vice, including involvement of my office in investigations.”

Mr. Haji, who had called on Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Chair, Rtd. Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, at Integrity Centre Nairobi, said his team was committed to seeing more graft cases prosecuted successfully.

Addressing the media, the EACC Chair called upon the prosecutor’s office to work as a team to ensure successful prosecution of graft cases, adding that the fight against graft was everyone’s. The two agencies, he said, had discussed various areas of partnership and collaboration, adding that a seamless working relationship would see many corruption suspects brought to book. He pointed out that the Commission was also focusing on prevention efforts as a tool to fight corruption.




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