Anti Corruption lobby National Integrity Action, NIA is urging the government to hasten the process of making the Major Organised Crime & Anti-Corruption Agency MOCA an independent body.

Speaking at a Crime Monitoring & Oversight Committee media briefing this morning,  NIA Executive Director, Professor Trevor Munroe,
says prior to the September 3 general elections, the Jamaica Labour Party JLP and the People’s National Party PNP agreed that MOCA should be an independent body.

Professor Munroe says the NIA is monitoring the situation:

Professor Munroe says Jamaica has a strong anti-corruption framework.

However, he says it needs improvement:

Professor Trevor Munroe, National Integrity Action Executive Director

Meanwhile, Social and Political Commentator, Nadeen Spence supports Professor Munroe’s suggestion that Jamaica has an effective anti-corruption system.

She elaborated that social institutions play an integral role in the sustenance of anti-corruption legislation:

Nadeen Spence, Social and Political Commentator