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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice as part of the consultations for Nigeria’s participation in the London Anti-Corruption Summit organized a workshop to discuss how Nigeria may implement the principles of the Open Government Partnership on 4th May, 2016. The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bureau for Public Service Reform and other relevant institutions.
The objectives of the workshop were to:
Review the implications of the country joining the OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP.
b. Review what measures the country would need to enhance company beneficial ownership.
c. Identify likely partners and stakeholders.
d. Agree on next steps and the key priorities for the national action plan on open government.
During the Anti-Corruption Summit in London on 12th May, 2016, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari committed to the development of beneficial ownership transparency initiatives, application of open contract data principles and implementation of the open data charter as part of the Open Government Partnership.