Corruption: ICPC Set To Strengthen Partnership With Tertiary Institutions
28 February 2018 Uncategorized
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission ICPC, is to strengthen it’s partnership with tertiary institutions in the country to check corruption in the education sector.
The Head of the commission’s Anti-corruption Unit, Mr. Justin Kuatse made this known at the inauguration and training of Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit of the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State.
Mr. Kuatse said the Department was set up to complement the anti corruption fight of the Federal Government.
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He explained that the commission’s partnership with tertiary institutions especially polytechnics, has brought about high ethical values in staff and students.
The Rector, Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger state, Doctor Abubakar Dzukogi noted that a procurement directorate has been established to promote due process.
Doctor Dzukogi said the institution has also achieved huge success in the fight against admission racketeering and other fraud through the use of modern technology.
The new Chairman of the Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit of the Polytechnic, Mr Jimoh Abogun assured the Polytechnic community of the desire to fight corruption thoroughly.
BY ISAAC OMIDIJI/BIDA