Thursday, July 18, 2024

Gov refuses to let go of oversight institutions

Government has rejected a proposal by the Presidential Commission on the Review of the Constitution to loosen its grip on oversight institutions.

Documents passed to the Sunday Standard revealed a proposal that in order to enhance their independence, oversight institutions such as the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), Ombudsman, Directorate of Intelligence and Services Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Financial Intelligence Agency and the Independent Electoral Commission should report to Parliament instead of the Office of the President.

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