Nyeri County Leads in War Against Corruption-EACC

EACC Chairman Wafula Chebukati

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) will soon profile counties across the country with good practices of fighting graft to enable others learn.

EACC chairman Eliud Wabukala, on Wednesday, indicated there were devolved units doing well in the war against graft, which should be recognised.

Wabukala was speaking in Nyeri when he paid a courtesy call on area Governor Mutahi Kahiga in his office.

“There are some counties which are doing well so we shall profile those with good practices around the country so that people begin to learn that when you do well, you are recognised,” he stated.

The anti-graft agency boss singled out Nyeri adding that it was keen on fighting corruption and thanked Governor Kahiga for a job well done.

Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga

Kahiga termed Wabukala as a focused leader, who is committed to preventing corruption, rather than wasting huge resources in prosecuting suspects.

The county boss added that the country needed to re-look at preventive measures of corruption as it was doing to diseases.

Kahiga said his administration would fully support the prevention of corruption academy set up by EACC.

He added that his government was working very closely with the regional EACC office adding that two years ago, it carried out an audit on the county systems and gave an advisory on areas that needed to be strengthened.

The governor disclosed that soon, the county would also involve EACC to evaluate how well it had performed in the fight against corruption.

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