The Corporate Governance Code issued by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) has been suspended, pending a detailed review, extensive consultation with stakeholders and reconstitution of the board of the FRC.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah who disclosed this in Abuja, said government was committed to strengthening FRC and enhancing its capacity to fulfill its core mandate.
Government remains committed to restoring and enhancing market confidence and improving the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria, he said
FRC is one of the parastatals under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.
The Council is responsible for setting and promoting compliance with standards for accounting, financial reporting and auditing in Nigeria.
It also regulates the practices of professionals involved in financial reporting and promotes good practices in financial reporting and corporate governance in Nigeria.
Source: Voice of Nigeria