The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, said the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 which he recently signed into law would enhance transparency and corporate accountability and help the fight against corruption.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled “CAMA Act will help us fight corruption, President Buhari explains at UNGA high-level summit.”
The presidential spokesman said Buhari spoke in a video message presented at the Open Government Partnership 2020 Virtual Leaders’ Summit on the sidelines of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States.
Buhari promised that his administration would continue to use its OGP membership to ensure that open government approaches strengthen pandemic management.
He added that the Nigerian government will sustain consultations and engagements with citizens through Civil Society Organisations and the Organised Private Sector on COVID-19 response and recovery plan.