Kagame in Nigeria for two-day visit, to lend voice against corruption

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President Paul Kagame Tuesday arrived in Abuja, Nigeria for a two-day visit.
The President is expected to deliver a keynote address alongside his counterpart President Muhammadu Buhari at the National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption Summit, according to a tweet by Rwandan President’s office.

President Kagame is expected to speak on “Electoral Spending, Voter Inducement and Public Corruption: an African Overview, according to Nigerian media.

Other Presidents scheduled to speak at the summit include Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo, Liberia’s George Weah, and, Macky Sall of Senegal.

The summit was organized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s law enforcement agency that investigates financial crimes, in collaboration with the Presidential Inauguration Planning Committee.

The summit is themed: “Curbing Electoral Spending: A panacea to Public Corruption.”

The occasion will also feature paper presentations on the Use of Public Funds in Election Litigation and the Integrity of the Judiciary, Curbing Electoral Spending and Voter Inducement in Nigeria: The Role of Regulatory and Law Enforcement Agencies, and a Review of Anti-corruption Strategy in Africa and the Way Forward.

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