By Seye Joseph – @Seyetweets
The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) has called on Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria to suspend all the advertising campaigns of Transformation Agenda of Nigeria on the media.
The Chairman of CSNAC, Olanrewaju Suraju said in the released that Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) is not a legal entity.
“Our independent checks reveal the group is not registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission under that name which is not in line with Section 7.0.9 of the National Broadcasting Code that has that advertiser shall be clearly identified in all advertisements as a person or legal entity. This is therefore a violation of the extant law guiding broadcasting services in the country”, he revealed.
CSNAC is a coalition of over hundred and fifty anti-corruption organizations whose primary aim is to constructively combat corruption and ensure effective monitoring of anti-graft agencies charged with the fight against corruption and enthronement of transparency, accountability, probity towards the eradication of corruption in Nigeria.
Suraju wants Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation diligence to confirm that Transformation Agenda of Nigeria TAN, Protectors of Nigerian Posterity and Goodluck Initiative for Transformation (GIFT) are all legal entities as required by law for airtime allocation.