The Ondo State office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has tasked officials of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) to uphold the tenets of integrity and also to stay away from all forms of corrupt practices.
This charge was given by Suleiman Achile, Assistant Commissioner, ICPC Ondo State Office during a sensitization exercise organized for the officials of the Board in Akure, the Ondo State Capital on “the Overview of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000.
Achile took the officials through the brief history of the Commission’s establishment and inauguration, its mandates, offences and punishment under the ICPC Act 2000, as well as other remarkable achievements of the Commission, emphasizing the role of public servants in the fight against corruption and enjoining them to support the Commission’s unrelenting efforts at ensuring a Nigeria free from all forms of corruption and corrupt practices.
Earlier in his welcome address, the State Coordinator of the NABTEB, Ondo State Office, Mr. Oluropo Ponnle commended the Commission, particularly the Ondo State office for the initiative to sensitize staff of the Board.
He added that the sensitization exercise was timeous, promising that the messages passed during the sensitization exercise would be imbibed and applied in the course of discharging their official duties.
Ponnle also promised that NABTEB in the State would continue to collaborate with the ICPC to advance the fight against corruption for a better Nigeria.