Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf
Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf Honorable Chief Commissioner 

Public Complaints Commission


The Public Complaints Commission is the machinery for the control of administrative excesses (non- adherence to procedures or abuse of law). It is an organ of the government set up to redress complaints lodged by aggrieved citizens or residents in Nigeria against administrative injustice.

The Commission aim at promoting social justice for the individual citizen. It is also an institution that provide a viable option for Nigerians or anyone resident in Nigeria seeking redress against injustice arising from administrative bureaucratic errors, omission or abuse by officials of government, or limited liability companies in Nigeria.

The Commission also has the role of improving public administration in the laws, procedures, practices, rules and regulations and standard behavior of officials. These are provided for in the ACT, CAP 37 LFN 2004.

The primary function of the Public Complaints Commission is to provide impartial investigation on behalf of the complainants who feel aggrieved by the action or inaction of the government or local government or private companies.

The Commission is independent of government bureaucracy and at the same time has extensive powers regarding confidentiality and access to all government information including the production of documents which can aid the Commission’s investigation, The Commission is empowered to enforce compliance in order to obtain the necessary information.

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The Hon. Chief Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf has called for the Cooperation of the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) in the training and re-training of Staff of the Commission to keep them knowledgeable about the scheme. The Hon. Chief Commissioner said this on Friday when he paid a courtesy visit to the […]


The Honourable Chief Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf has called for closer ties between the Commission and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Ayo-Yusuf made the call on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy call to the Commandant General of the NSCDC, Dr Abubakar Audi in his office in Abuja. The Chief […]

Nigeria’s Ombudsman, Honourable Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf’s Message To Mark The International Ombudsman Day

Today the 14th Ocober,2021 marks the fourth annual International Ombudsman Day. The second Thursday of every October was first set aside by the American Bar Association in 2018 to recognize the ombudsman institution which over the years has remained hidden and underutilized despite being one of the oldest institutions in existence. The date has since […]

Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf

Public Complaints Commission Chief Commissioner Cautions Against Misuse Of National Data

The Federal Government and relevant authorities have been cautioned against the misuse of national data to control or marginalize any segment of the citizenry. The Honorable Chief Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf gave the charge while delivering a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the first Nigerian Data Expo and Conference 2021 […]