Ecuador Ambassador Tasks Youth on Corruption Check

 

By Samuel Oyejola

 

Nigerian youths have been advised to join the fight against corruption in the country by being interested in the fiscal transparency of public institutions. He noted that, doing this would curb corruption and financial wastage of public funds.

 

The ambassador of Ecuador to Nigeria, Leopoldo Rovayo Verdesoto gave this advice when he spoke at a Youth dialogue organized by the Young Journalists Forum in Abuja recently.

 

He said that being interested in how the Nigeria’s commonwealth is expended would ensure development of the country.

 

While making his presentation at the event, the National Coordinator of the Young Journalists Forum, Comrade Chukwuma Nzeh decried the desperation of Nigerian youths for material gains. He observed that the uncontrolled urge push them into anti social vices.

 

“Young Nigerians have been made vulnerable by the realities of our time, evident in the desperation by most young Nigerians, who in the quest to seek greener pastures, by travelling through dangerous means, desert, open boats on the high sea, online scams among others.

 

Nzeh urged young Nigerians to utilize the Freedom of Information Act 2011, to ask question on how resources are utilized.

 

 

 

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Abdul Rahman Aliagan is an Abuja-based seasoned Journalist who has spanned over a decade in the profession. My flare for Investigation has earned me a niche and more on the profession. Presently, I am the National Publicity Secretary, Guide of Investigative Journalists, an umbrella body for the curious journalists in Nigeria. I am a student of History from the Better By Far University, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, I was born in late 70s. I started my Journalistic career with The Herald Newspaper, in 1997 and moved my career to Funtua, Katsina State as a Media Assistant to a Non-Governmental Organization, Pan-African Development Education and Advocacy Programme (PADEAP) where I later joined the service of Newspeg Newspaper as a Senior Correspondent and became the pioneer Editor as it transformed to Magazine. However, close to two decades uninterrupted experiences gave birth to Time Nigeria Magazine that is setting Economic and political pace for the most populated country in African continent, Nigeria.

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