The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called on school administrators to give the anti-corruption programmes designed for schools by ICPC all the necessary support for a better society.
The call was made when officials of ICPC Osun State office met with the President and members of the All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Osun State Chapter, during their monthly meeting.
Speaking at the occasion, the representative of the Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner, Ms. Winifred Ingobro, Chief Superintendent, stated that as part of its behavioral change strategy in the campaign against corruption, ICPC believes in training youths to imbibe the culture of integrity and therefore would need all the support to make the strategy a success.
Assistant Chief Superintendent, Mr. Laaro Sulyman, added that the purpose of the meeting was to partner with school administrators in promoting ICPC’s schools outreach programmes in Osun State, particularly the Students Anti-Corruption Clubs which is aimed at catching the children young in the fight against corruption.
The ICPC team also used the meeting to sensitise the members of ANCOPSS about the mandate of ICPC and its initiatives in the fight against corruption.
Responding, the President of the Association, Pastor Akinropo Ijaodola expressed his appreciation to the Commission for the visit and sensitization and promised to work with his members to ensure the success of anti-corruption school programmes in the state.