The commitments are:
MILESTONE 27 : We will launch a practitioner partnership on institutional integrity, coordinated by the OECD. This will cover the following sectors: (extractives, health, education, public service and anti-corruption institutions).
MILESTONE 28 : We will provide institutional integrity and partnership between the UK Auditor General’s office and the Nigerian office of the Auditor General as well as between Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption institutions and the UK national crime agency to build the capacity to fight corruption while also improving professional standards.
Notes: So far the UK through the Department for International Development (DFID) Partnerships for Development project has achieved 47.56% progress in implementation of the partnership between the Offices of the Auditors-General in Sierra Leone and this is yet to be implemented in Nigeria. Read More
MILESTONE 30 : We will work with other countries, civil society and international organisations to support accelerated implementation of the voluntary provisions of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) and we commit to the implementation of the outstanding obligations under the UNCAC.
Notes: With respect to Prevention, a draft of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) wasvalidated on April 27, 2017 and an action plan was developed, validated and adopted on March 26, 2018to prioritize issues and provide sequencing and direction within the anticorruption agenda, ensure synergy and coordination among the diverse actors, provide a handle for monitoring and evaluation and cascade the measures to the sub-national level.Nigeria has concluded Phase one of the UNCAC process which entailed reviewing law enforcement and criminalisation of corruption and international co-operation; and is presently undertaking the second phase which would target preventive measures and asset recovery. The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justiceinaugurated a 17-member Monitoring and Evaluation Committee on the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy spanning 2017 through 2021 on September 3, 2018.
MILESTONE 31 : We support the establishment of an International Anti-corruption Coordination Centre to be managed by National Crimes Agency (NCA), UK. We will work with NCA in promoting this centre in the African Region.
Notes: There are a number of exchanges with law enforcement authorities in UK, USA, UAE, etc. However, no discussion is underway to set up the International Anti-corruptionCoordination Centre.