The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, Mr. Ekpo Nta, is one of the newly-elected seven members of the Board of Governors of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria.
The organisation was jointly established by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the European Anti-Fraud Office, the Republic of Austria and other stakeholders.
Nta is to represent the African Regional Group during the Assembly of State Parties Conference of the IACA.
ICPC, in a statement on Friday said Nta’s election was an international acknowledgement of the achievements of the body in Nigeria’s anti-corruption war.
A letter to Nta by IACA’s Dean and Executive Secretary, Martin Kreitner, said, “With the 4th session of the assembly of parties of the International Anti-Corruption Academy, having come to a successful close, I have the pleasure to once again thank you for your valuable contributions during this session and to also formally notify you on your election by the Assembly, upon a proposal by the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to IACA’s Board of Governors.”
Culled from The Punch