Members of the Civilian Personnel Unit (CPU) of the Nigerian Army, 2 Division Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Odogbo Barrack, Ibadan were recently sensitized by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on “The Imperative of Behavior Change Approach to Workplace Anti-Corruption Campaign”.
At the event organized by the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the Federal Ministry of Defence, the ICPC Oyo State Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner (RACC) Mr. Lucky Erewa Esq. who was represented by Mr. Azeez Lawal, Assistant Commission, recognized and commended the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit for their contributions to the fight against corruption in spite of all odds.
He noted that ACTUs had been and will always be a vibrant tool of diminishing corruption in the workplace, and emphasized the need for the Army to continue to encourage members of their Civilian Personnel to always imbibe the spirit of integrity at all levels.
Mr. Lawal urged the Army personnel to always be committed to duty, disciplined, punctual in attendance, timely in assignments, diligent and that they should strive to add value to the organization.
He explained that practicing integrity will engender probity, accountability, due diligence, which will in turn lead the country towards a culture of zero tolerance for corruption in public institutions, minimize corrupt practices, while high ethical standard will engender public trust in government establishments.
Earlier in his welcome address, Mr. Garba Ibrahim, the representative of the ACTU Chairman, expressed the commitment of his team to fully discharge the mandate given to them as ACTU members.
He also sought the support of members of staff of the organization in discharging their function and emphasized the need to address corrupt practices through behavior change.
Thereafter was an interactive session with the participants which provided the opportunity for the participants to ask questions.