A major stakeholder in NEITI /EITI process Publish What You Pay (PWYP) has pledged to work closely with NEITI to overcome all the challenges of validation. The National Coordinator of the Civil Society Organization Faith Nwadishi while on a visit to NEITI Secretariat, urged the new Executive Secretary Mrs. Zainab Ahmed to work closely with Publish What You Pay and other Civil Society Organisations in the areas of advocacy to ensure compliance by covered entities and MDAs with requirements of the 2006-2008 Audit.
Publish What You Pay called for partnership with the Civil Society Organisations in addressing remedial issues arising from the 1999-2004 Audit report and that of 2005. According to her “the impressive changes in NEITI” are welcome and called for a coordinated work-plan to enlighten and educate Nigerians on the objectives and activities of NEITI.
Earlier, the Executive Secretary Mrs. Zainab Ahmed had called on PWYP to regard itself as an integral part of NEITI. She pledged to ensure better relationship between NEITI and Civil Society Organisations across the country.