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


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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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 […]

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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 […]

PCC Focuses More on Systemic Investigation

The Public Complaints Commission (PCC) has since 5th July, 2021 when the present Chief Commissioner and his 37 other colleagues were inaugurated shifted its focus on systemic review of institutions and agencies of government through proactive investigation. The Chief Commissioner of the PCC, Hon. Abimbola Ayo Yusuf said proactive investigation is aimed at curbing institutional […]

The Honourable Chief Commissioner of the Public Complaints Commission Paid Courtesy Call To The EFCC Boss

The Honourable Chief Commissioner of the Public Complaints Commission, Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf with the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa flanked by management staff of both Commissions during a courtesy call at the EFCC Headquarters in Abuja. The Honourable Chief Commissioner of the Public Complaints Commission, Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf was presented […]