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Enhancing collaboration and sharing expertise a priority under my leadership – EOCO boss

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The Commissioner of Police (COP) Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, Chairperson of the Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies Association in Commonwealth Africa, pledges to deepen collaboration and knowledge exchange among member agencies to tackle corruption effectively.

During her tenure, she aims to prioritize training and capacity-building for officers across Commonwealth Africa’s anti-corruption agencies, enhancing the collective ability to combat corruption.

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COP Addo-Danquah, also the Executive Director of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), outlined her plans after assuming leadership of the association at the conclusion of the 14th Commonwealth Regional Conference and Annual General Meeting of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa.

She intends to promote innovative solutions and share best practices, fostering progress by learning from each other’s experiences. COP Addo-Danquah’s term will last for a year until the next conference and AGM in South Africa.

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The recent conference in Accra gathered heads of anti-corruption agencies, diplomats, international organizations, and civil society representatives to bolster collaboration and strengthen anti-corruption efforts.

COP Addo-Danquah expressed gratitude for the trust placed in her and highlighted the need for collective commitment to combat corruption, which she views as a major obstacle to development and progress.

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She pledged to serve with integrity and impartiality, emphasizing the importance of confronting corruption decisively to uphold the rule of law and restore public trust in institutions.

During the handover from the outgoing Chairperson, May De Silva, who heads the Seychelles Anti-Corruption Commission, called for continued cooperation among members in the fight against corruption.

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