The Foundation, partner of the FRSC to launch an anti-corruption radio program
The Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AFF), in partnership with the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), announced the launch of a new anti-corruption advocacy program on the radio called âMake We Sama Corruptionâ.
The program will start on Friday October 15, 2021 and is designed to impact change and stimulate community dialogue by educating citizens about social symptoms and the effects of corruption using behavioral information.
The Foundation said it will also provide citizen-centered solutions on how to fight corruption and eradicate it individually and collectively.
A statement signed by the Foundation’s program, legal and communications officer Hasiya Nagode-Ali, a copy of which has been sent to LEADERSHIP, says the 30-minute show will be broadcast live every Friday at 9:30 a.m. at 10:00 am the popular National Traffic Radio 107.1 FM.
âThe show will be a robust platform offering interactive sessions with various guests and stakeholders as well as audience appeal sessions, where listeners can provide valuable input on the various topics described,â she said. .
Recall that at the beginning of the year, the FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, called on the Nigerian public to take advantage of the availability of the anti-corruption app “FlagIt” to report corrupt conduct and not professional service of any FRSC staff member for redress and reward. if applicable. He said these reports would be essential for the FRSC in its policy formulation processes.
Likewise, according to the Corps Marshal, “this radio program collaboration is in the continued consolidation of the FRSC’s partnership with the Akin Fadeyi Foundation in its deployment of media and innovative technologies to generate a solid public commitment in the fight against corruption” .
The Corps Marshal added that since the FRSC’s partnership with the Foundation’s FlagIt app, there has been an increase in organizational accountability processes through which corrupt and offending agents are identified and sanctioned in response to reports. deposited by members of the public.
Oyeyemi said this radio collaboration supports FRSC’s core values ââand its zero tolerance stance against corruption.
âAs we continue to design and reshape our processes for better service delivery, we stop at nothing to incorporate best practices that seek to root out corruption and reposition the FRSC within the overall vision of a better Nigeria. This is why this radio show is another exciting opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to an institution instilled with values ââof which citizens can be proud, âadded the corps marshal.
For his part, AFF Executive Director Mr. Akin Fadeyi said: âThe FRSC has been consistent in its purpose and irrevocable commitment not only to eradicate corruption, but also to make the most of the technology offered. by our FlagIt application to achieve its goal. This is why the radio program promises to be incisive, engaging and capable of provoking collective patriotic action against corruption.
âThe MacArthur Foundation, also a strong believer in good governance and accountability, has also strengthened our capacities through abundant funding and technical support to deepen our work with the FRSC in our determination to continue to trigger citizen action against Corruption. “
Fadeyi expressed his organization’s congratulations to the leaders of the FRSC for opening up its airwaves to this program while streamlining its transparency and accountability processes, adding that “access to adequate information would allow citizens to better identify, resist and denounce cases of abuse of power. while demanding the responsibility of public officials.