Nigeria has been elected Vice Chairman of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC said this in a statement by its spokesman,Wilson Uwujaren.
Uwujaren said the election took place at the 7th S ession of convention which opened in Vienna, the capital of Austria.
According to him, the election, was ratified by all the African countries participating in the five-day conference.
He quoted the President of the session, Thelma Aldana, as saying that the feat was a boost to Nigeria’s efforts at nipping corruption in the bud.
Uwujaren listed issues discussed at Monday’s proceedings to include understanding the links between corruption and violent extremism and citizens engagement in fighting against corruption.