The presidential candidate of the main opposition, All Peoples Congress (APC), Samura Kamara has expressed his commitment to openly declare his assets.
Samura made this announcement during an interview with the BBC while visiting London for a Commonwealth meeting.
When questioned about the importance of asset declaration in combating corruption, Samura emphasized that both he and his cabinet would declare their assets once he assumes the presidency.
He acknowledged that tackling corruption goes beyond mere asset declaration; it requires a strong political will to hold leaders accountable if they or their ministers engage in corrupt practices.
Furthermore, Samura stressed the need for a robust political will to appoint individuals with impeccable reputations to manage the Anti-Corruption Commission.
He emphasized that the commissioner should not be subject to political influence, ensuring independence and integrity.
In conclusion, Samura highlighted that implementing such measures would establish the proper channels to combat corruption effectively.
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