Declare Your Assets Publicly, CISLAC Tells Candidates

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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has called on candidates running for public offices to publicly declare their assets.

CISLAC made the call during a courtesy visit to the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, in Abuja.

Speaking on behalf of the body, CISLAC Chairman, Auwal Rafsanjani, also urged candidates to ensure full compliance of asset declaration laws by the CCB, adding that it will show accountability and promote integrity in public service.

The Executive Director CISLAC said the visit focuses on three objectives, the first objective, which will focus on the campaign season, hopes to encourage candidates running for public office to publicly declare their assets.

Rafsanjani who said that CISLAC has been working close with the CCB decried lack of support to the agency by the government.

He also urged the CCB to send a representative to work with CISLAC on the project, while maintaining a good relationship with civil society groups and the media.

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