The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora says Nigeria needs a rebirth of her institutions as well as restoration of her national core values to ensure lasting solutions to the challenges militating against the progress of the nation.
The Minister said this when he received a delegation from the Public Complaint Commission (PCC) in his office, in Abuja.
Dr. Mamora who stressed the need for the strengthening of the nation’s institutions to compete with developed nations, emphasized that strict implementation of the rule of law was one of the strongest pillars of any civilized and democratic society as it prevents impunity in any society.
He used the opportunity to call for the restoration of national core values as enshrined in the constitution as it binds leadership of a nation and its citizens.
”The Nigeria of our dreams” cannot be achieved without collaboration and collective efforts to make it a reality” the Minister said”.
Earlier, the Commissioner of the Public Complaints Commission, Abimbola Ayo-Yussuf, said the visit was to seek the support of the Ministry on the forthcoming National Anti-corruption Marathon and the 4th edition of the National Youth and Students Summit on Anti-Corruption Sensitization Campaign.
The commissioner represented by the Secretary of the Commission Mr. Philip Enyali, informed the Minister of the Commission’s core mandate which include; initiating investigations on matters that border on any form of administrative injustice.
Writing by Rabi Momoh; Editing by Chinasa Ossai & Annabel Nwachukwu