Somalia: Puntland leader vows to fight and eliminate corruption

Published: August 3, 2015

Somalia: Puntland leader vows to fight and eliminate corruptionPuntland President Abdiweli Mohammed Ali Gaas has insisted that his administration will fight and eliminate corruption from the region within this year.
The regional leader made the remarks while addressing crowds on Saturday night in the state’s capital of Garowe while marking the 17th anniversary of its establishment.
Mr Gaas said that stressed that his government has a zero tolerance on corruption and launched an office to tackle it.
‘’What kills the government is corruption and we will not tolerate on it…. I can assure you that starting from today we will do our best to fight against it and eradicate it,’’ said President Gaas.
He called on for the people to cooperate on the mission to eradicate corruption in the autonomous region.
Last year, a UN report stated that Governance in Somalia remains riddled with corruption.
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