The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has solicited the cooperation of respondents in volunteering accurate information to interviewers for a National Survey on Quality and Integrity of Public Service.
This is contained is a statement issued by the Statistician General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale on Tuesday in Abuja.
Kale said the cooperation of respondents would determine the success of the exercise across country.
According to him, the NBS is collaborating with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the European Union to conduct the survey.
“This Survey is a follow up to a pilot survey earlier conducted on the same issue in the States of Delta, Oyo, Katsina and Kwara.
“This baseline survey’s main objective is to collect evidence-based data on the different forms of corruption affecting the daily life of the average Nigerian citizen.’’
Kale added that the survey would document citizens’ direct experiences of corruption events, and access to justice.
It would also focus on “opinion and perception of citizens about recent trends, patterns and policies on corruption and experience of reporting corruption and other crimes to public authorities,’’ he said.
The Statistician-General disclosed that the survey would cover all the 36 states of the Federation, and the Federal Capital Territory.
“NBS interviewers will visit 33,300 households from 30th April to 19th May, 2016 to solicit for information during the survey,’’ he said.