In an effort to stamp out corruption at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey, the permanent secretary of the ministry Stanley Waleansia has called on the public to work together with his ministry.
In a press statement issued to local media this week, Mr. Waleansia urged the public to report any corrupt practices in his ministry.
“Am calling on the general public to come forward with complaints about any officers you think may have been engaged in corrupt practices in this ministry, including but not limited to request for additional cash payments to the facilitate land transaction e.g. fast –tracking fees”.
He said the so-call fundraising activities such as offers of actual or bogus land titles or land said to be available through forfeitures of Estates and the supply of any forged and or falsely backdated document.
“The information you provide can be treated with strict confidentially if requested, and all complaints will be treated very seriously and appropriate action will be taken against any officers proven to have acted outside of the law,” he said.
“Please note though that we need your written evidence in order to take action,” he added.
Anyone with any complains should submit your complains and evidence to the Permanent Secretary Stanley Waleanisia by email [email protected] or phone 7475454 or 21512 extention 205.
By BIRIAU WILSON SAENI