Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Wednesday night departed Abuja for Paris, France to attend the meeting of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD’s Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum. Yemi Osinbajo A statement from his office stated thforum would bring together global leaders, Government ministers, business leaders and civil society representatives to discuss issues “including the cost to society of corruption, the use of political donations to buy influence, developments in corporate liability for graft, and the role of export controls to counter bribery.
” Osinbajo is one of the speakers at the global conference. During the conference, the vice president would hold bilateral talks with the Secretary-General of the organization Angel Gurria to review and explore relationship between Nigeria and the body including how to further strengthen mutual cooperation in the areas such as good governance, integrity and anti-corruption efforts. He will also hold a number of meetings with the French Minister Mr. Bernard Cazeneuve.
Founded in 1961, OECD’s mission included the attainment of global economic development through supporting sustainable economic growth, boosting employment, raising living standards, contributing to the growth of world trade and maintaining financial stability among other objectives. Osinbajo is expected back in Abuja by weekend.