Transparency International Disowns Nigerian Organisation



By Danlami NmoduTI  600

Transparency , the global anti-corruption , has revealed that it has “ no links with an calling itself ‘Transparency in Nigeria (TIN)’”

A disclaimer by Chris Sanders,manager, media and public relations,TI said it “has written the organization demanding that it stop associating its work with Transparency , its name and logo.”

Sanders noted that several articles published in the Nigerian press last week referred a report titled ‘Budget Discipline Perception Index (BDPI) 2012/2013’, by ‘Transparency in Nigeria (TIN)’, describing the as the Transparency chapter in Nigeria. But Transparency said in its statement that it, in fact, has no links with ‘Transparency in Nigeria’, nor does it currently have an affiliate in Nigeria.

“Transparency International not responsible for the report “Budget Discipline Perception Index (BDPI) 2012/2013” and does not endorse its content”,Sanders said.

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