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Fight against corruption: ‘Not in my Country’ gets support from EU, UNODC, UNDP

The Pan-Nigeria citizen based campaign against retail corruption in Nigeria, tagged; Not In My Country, an initiative of the Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AFF), has secured partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), under the Project, on Support to Anticorruption in Nigeria, which is fully funded by the European Union.

The overall objective of this initiative is to empower Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria and enhance their capacity, in the provision of services and participation in Anti- corruption crusade.

According to a statement signed by the Founder/Executive Director, Akin Fadeyi Foundation, Mr Akin Fadeyi, the support from the international bodies after a rigorous screening process, is a validation that the campaign not only meets global standards and best practices but also that it is a step in the right direction

“We are extremely proud to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), under the Project on Support to Anticorruption in Nigeria which is fully funded by the European Union; have partnered with our nationwide campaign against retail and petty corruption- Not In My Country.

“This commendable support is coming after a strict short listing processes and other global standard measures. We shall be working in concert with other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), who also bring on board various advocacy projects, aimed at social reordering for a better society.