Ondo state governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called on the Federal government to review the revenue sharing formula towards ensuring fairness among the three tiers of government.

Governor Akeredolu made the call during a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the National Orientation Agency and Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption held in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

Represented by the commissioner for information and orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, Governor Akeredolu said revenue sharing formula should be implemented for state and local governments to have larger share being the closer to the people as against how it is being  currently shared.

He pointed out that imbalances among the tiers of government had contributed to the increasing level of corruption in Nigeria.

Delivering a lecture on the theme of the meeting ‘Value reorientation and the fight against corruption’ the Jegun of Ile Oluji, Oba Julius Adetimehim expressed worries over voting individuals with questionable character into positions of authority.

Oba Adetimehin called on Civil Society Organisations to be more proactive in the fight against corruption.

In a remark, director of NOA in Ondo state, Mrs Adelayo Adefolalu urged participants to intensify efforts on creating more awareness on the need to reduce corruption in Nigeria.

Participants were drawn from civil society organisations, religious, women, youths groups paramilitary organizations and persons with disabilities.



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