Students in Niger State charged to participate in Fighting Corruption

Students of Day Secondary School, Maitumbi and Day Secondary School Bosso, both in Minna, Niger State, have been charged by the Niger State office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to participate actively in the fight against corruption.

This charge was given recently in the two schools during a sensitization lecture for the students and the inauguration of new members of Students Anti-Corruption Clubs in the schools by an officer of the Commission, Ya’aqub Uthman Uthman.

Speaking during the lecture titled, “Anti-Corruption Club as a Vehicle for Change”, Assistant Superintendent Uthman explained the detrimental effects of corruption and urged the students to actively participate in eradicating the social ill from the society.

He also highlighted the role of the Clubs in driving positive change within their schools and communities, and the importance of integrity, transparency and accountability in all aspects of life.

New members of the Students Anti-Corruption Club were inaugurated, marking the beginning of their journey as advocates for a corruption-free society.

Responding, the students pledged to uphold the values of honesty, ethics, and integrity. They expressed their determination to increase the awareness of anti-corruption and actively participate in club activities aimed at curbing the societal menace.

The inauguration and sensitization ceremonies in the two schools, which was attended by staff, students and ICPC officials, provided a platform for the students to interact with members of the ICPC and gain valuable insights into the fight against corruption.