The Chairman Code of Conduct Bureau, Professor Mohammed Isah in his inaugural address stated that the exercise is in tandem with President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on fighting corruption as well as promoting transparency and accountability in the conduct of government business.
The objective of the Assets Verification Committees is to thoroughly scrutinize the completed assets declaration forms of public officers to ensure accuracy.
The Chairman of the Bureau charged members of the Committee to maintain a high level of integrity in discharging their responsibilities.
Also in attendance were representatives from civil society organisations. They include: Zainab Haruna from Step Up Nigeria and Mr Soji Apampa, CEO Integrity Group, who pledged his support by assisting in Data analysis and technological support for the verification exercise.