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

Public Complaints Commission

ABOUT US

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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PRESIDENT BUHARI CONSIDERS PCC FOR WHISTLEBLOWING POLICY MANDATE

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday gave the hint that the Presidency was considering giving the mandate of implementing the whistleblowing policy to the Public Complaints Commission (PCC). Justifying why PCC is suitable for the assignment, he noted that it already has the mandate of referral of complaints with criminal contents to appropriate law enforcement Agencies […]

PCC RECOVERS THE SUM =N=804,000 OUTSTANDING SALARIES FOR COMPANY STAFF

Sharon Properties, a Company in Abuja was arraigned before Magistrate Court 7 Wuse 2 by the Enforcement Unit of the Public Complaints Commission for refusal to cooperate with the Commission during investigation. One Mr. Samson Ukpong had brought a Complaint against Sharon Properties for failure to pay his accumulated salaries since 2020. The Company was […]

EMPLOYEE GETS HIS SALARIES AS THE COMNISSION INTERVENES

Mr. Shola Oladungoye brought a case before the Commission since 2019 on the alleged failure of his employer, KYC Inter-project Limited to pay his outstanding salaries of the sum of N660,000.00. The Commission investigated the matter and recommended that KYC should pay the Complainant the accumulated salaries but the company started dragging cold feet in […]

LAGOS STATE OFFICE OF THE PCC PARTNERS ICPC TO FIGHT ADMINISTRATIVE INJUSTICE

In continuation of his working visit to strengthen the fight against social and administrative injustices, the Honourable Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Lagos State Office, Hon.Hafeez Adekunle Odunewu has visited the Lagos State office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission. The Honourable Commissioner, Hon. Hafeez Odunewu and his team were warmly received […]