The Government of the United States, has launched an electronic platform that will assists in the engagement of Nigerians to fight corruption in the country.
Sponsored by the US Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, the web-based anti corruption platform was developed by BudgIT.
At the launch of the initiative, Mr. David Young, head of the ‘D’ Affaires, U.S. Mission to Nigeria, noted that the initiative looks to deal with every-day instances of corruption encountered by many Nigerians, calling on Nigerians to utilize the online platform in demonstrating their commitment to fight corruption in the country.
He said; “The tide will turn against the culture of corruption when Nigerians recognize that they must fight as one to stamp out this scourge that has hampered development and stifled prosperity.
“Report Yourself offers Nigerians the means to instantaneously report corruption, bribery, and graft with the option of filing an official complaint with the Nigerian Police Force Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, (PCRRU)”.