The Ethiopian Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has formally announced that its Commissioner, Ali Suleiman, has been elected a member of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption.
According to the Commission's statement, Commissioner Ali was elected at the 20th regular meeting of the Assembly of the African Union held on January 28th. Commissioner Ali will serve as a member of the Advisory Board on Corruption for two years. The Commission statement said the election of the commissioner was an acknowledgment of Ethiopia's commitment to the fight against corruption.
Headquartered in Dar es Selaam, Tanzania, the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption provides support to the efforts of AU member countries to tackling corruption. Ten other members of the Board were elected from Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Burundi, Libya, Mali , Benin, Tanzania , Congo and Nigeria.