Following its emergence as the winner of the 2022 International Anti-Corruption Day quiz and debate competition, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has lauded staff, students and members of the Students Anti-Corruption Club of Bill Clinton College, New Nyanya, Nasarawa State for remaining steadfast to the fight against corruption.
The commendation was made during a visit to the College, and also to Sure Start Private Schools, Kubwa, Abuja which was the first runner up, by members of the Inter Agency Task Team (IATT) on Corruption recently.
Speaking during the visit, Mr. Collins Kalu, an Assistant Chief Superintendent of the ICPC, praised the students for their excellent performance, and noted that the Commission was proud of them for distinguishing themselves as members of the anti-corruption club.
Speaking during the gift presentations at the occasion, Mrs. Bosede Oguntuberu, who represented the Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR), congratulated the students for their performance at the quiz and debate.
Mrs. Oguntuberu stated that the team came to present gifts because of the importance her agency placed on the anti-corruption efforts of the school, the students as well as the teachers who helped to prepare the students for the event.
She further expressed delight on how the students were able to share their views on corruption and the fight against the cankerworm throughout the event.
In his remark, the Director of Bill Clinton College, Mr. Boniface Iornumbe, thanked the team for the gifts and pledged that it will be presented to the parents at their Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meeting, stating that it would spur them to do more.
The gifts presented included books for the school library, bags and flasks for the students and their teachers.
The IATT team was represented by personnel from ICPC, TUGAR, Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), and Nigeria Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative (NEITI).