The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged the members of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the Federal College of Education, Yola, Adamawa State not the betray the confidence reposed on them as ACTU members.
This charge was given recently by the Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner (RACC) of the Adamawa State office of ICPC at the inauguration of the ACTU of the College in Yola, Adamawa State.
“Do not betray the confidence reposed on you and avoid any questionable act given the strategic role you are expected to play, while also working together as a team in maintaining the culture of discipline and accountability within your institution”.
The ICPC Adamawa State RACC, Mr. George Lawal, expressed ICPC’s gratitude to the Provost of the College for creating the enabling environment that made the inauguration of the ACTU possible.
He went further to congratulate the members of the ACTU for being found worthy to serve in this capacity and implored them “to showcase high ethical standards and sterling examples worthy of being emulated”.
In his speech, the Provost of the institution, Dr. Muhammad Degereji welcomed everyone and added that ACTU was established as a check mechanism that to curb corruption in MDAs and help to monitor the level of compliance in organizations.
Dr. Degereji stated that the Unit would be provided with all the necessary support that would help it discharge its mandate and went further to charge members do their work diligently even when he is involved.
The provost implored the ACTU members to be dedicated and work assiduously in discharging their duties to help sustain a high-level standard in fight against corruption in the school.
An Oath of Allegiance was administered on eight (8) members by Mr. Anas Muhammad Kolo of the Legal Department of ICPC.
The new ACTU chairperson, Maimuna G. Hammawa expressed her gratitude to the school management for finding them worthy to work in the Unit and stated that it is evident of support and dedication toward ensuring a corruption-free and transparent learning environment.