ICPC urges Accountability among Public Servants 

inaugurates NITT ACTU

The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mr. Ekpo Nta, has called on public servants to imbibe the culture of transparency and accountability in discharging their duties.

Mr. Nta, who was represented by the Zonal Commissioner, North-West of ICPC, Mr. Olusegun Adigun, made the call at the inauguration of members of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria.

He explained that ICPC was established to carry out a three- pronged mandate which comprises enforcement, prevention, education and public enlightenment as enshrined in the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences act 2000 and as such, ACTU is expected to carry out all the functions of the Commission except prosecution.

Earlier, the Director General of the Institute, Aminu Musa Yusuf, who was represented by the Registrar, Mallam Sule Bello, expressed the management’s readiness to support the unit in its effort to curb corruption and other related offences in the institute.

In his remarks, the ACTU Chairman, Mr. Mantoe M. Mainasara said that the unit under his leadership would ensure compliance with due process and other extant laws in the institute.

Mainasara commended the management for finding him and other members worthy of appointment to the unit. He also called on the management to accord the ACTU all necessary support to enable them discharge their duties effectively.