As part of the Commission`s effort to mitigate corrupt practices in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), the Kogi State office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has promised to work closely with the management of Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin, Kwara State to build a reputable organization with reduced incidents of corruption.
The Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner (RACC), ICPC Kogi State, Mr. Ulu James Okoro stated this during the inauguration of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the Institute.
Mr. Okoro expressed ICPC’s appreciation for the warm reception and for approving the inauguration and also called for the support of the management to join hands in the fight against corruption in the institute.
The RACC stated that ACTUs are set up to work closely with those at the helm of affairs of the school to build a reputable organization and called for the support of the management to join hands with the Unit in the fight against corruption.
He charged the newly constituted members of the Unit to avoid using their position to intimidate anybody but rather to work together as a team in entrenching the culture of discipline, integrity, transparency and accountability in the institute.
The Executive Director, ARMTI, Dr. Olufemi Oladunni, who was represented by Mr. Olasore Abiodun, applauded ICPC for their efforts in the fight against corruption among public servants through sensitization.
He announced the Institute’s readiness to collaborate with ICPC in its anti-corruption war.
In his vote of thanks, the new Chairman of ACTU, Dr. Oni Olusegun Opeyemi expressed appreciation to ICPC for the inauguration of the unit and also affirmed that they will work hard in order to achieve the desired result.