Reps Task FG To Fund Public Complaint Commission Adequately

House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to prioritize the provision of adequate funding for the Public Complaints Commission to enable carry out its mandate effectively as provided by law.

The appeal was sequel to a motion raised by Hon Kolawole Akinlayo representing Moba/Ido/OSI/ilejemeje Federal Constituency of Ekiti state urging the federal government to strengthening the Public Complaints Commission (PCC).

Hon Akinlayo while speaking at the Green Chamber informed his colleagues that the Public Complaint Commission (PCC), with thirty-six States and Headquarters

in Abuja, is facing financial challenges to effectively fulfil its mandate, according to ite Chief Commissioner. Hon. Abimbola Ayo Yusuf iñ an interview with TVC Television on July 23. 201

Hon. Kolawole Davidson Akinlayo noted that the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) was established under the Public Complaints

Commission Act, Cap. P 37, Laws of the Federation, 2004 to address public comnplaints about

government and company administrative actions, ensure accountability and transparency, and curb

arbitrary power use,

He also stated that the Commission investigates and entertains public servant maltreatment, with matters

about the National Assembly, National Council of State, Ministers, Armed Forces, and Police Force:


The Lawmaker recalled that the Federal Government, in its meeting with the Commission on December 23 2023,

made commitments to assist in providing tools and inirastructure, noting the important of the

Commission in ensuring accountability and addressing public grievances

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