Mrs Huguette Labelle, the chairperson of the board of transparency International is in Rwanda for a 2 day visit from 17th till 18th February 2014. She is visiting Rwanda with an interest to witness the improvement made by Rwanda in the fight against corruption , to learn from Rwandan experience and to share the best practices from elsewhere.
Today on 17th February 2014, Mrs. Huguette Labelle visited the Office of the ombudsman. The Chief Ombudsman of Rwanda, Mrs Cyanzayire Aloysie explained to the chairperson of board of Transparency International the anti corruption measures of the Office of the Ombudsman. She also added that the secret behind the success of the fight against corruption is the political will.
Mrs. Labelle commended Rwanda anti corruption efforts especially for anti- corruption programs for youth. “ It is good to start fighting against corruption at early age.” She said. Mrs. Labelle added that Rwandan experience should be shared with other counterparts.
Transparency International chapter Rwanda has partnership with the Office of the ombudsman of Rwanda in the fight against corruption as the Chief Ombudsman emphasized it “We need to join efforts since we have common enemy.”