ICPC Sokoto Office Launches Student Anti-Corruption Vanguard at KSUSTA

In a bid to foster a corruption-free country, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Sokoto State office has inaugurated a chapter of Student Anti-Corruption Vanguard (SAV) in Kebbi State University of Science and Technology (KSUSTA), Aliero.

Speaking at the ceremony, the ICPC Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner (RACC) of Sokoto State, Mr. Garba Idris, fsi, highlighted the significance of engaging the younger generation in the fight against corruption and emphasized the crucial role that students of higher institutions play in shaping the society that values transparency and ethical practices.

Mr. Idris stated that members of SAV serve as ambassadors of integrity within an institution by creating awareness about the detriments of corruption and equally encourage a culture of accountability and fairness.

He added that the initiative aims to empower and encourage students of tertiary institutions in the country to actively combat corruption within their school environment.

He continued, “one of its goals is to reflect a proactive approach to nurturing a generation that is dedicated to upholding ethical standards and combating all forms corruption”.

Earlier in his welcome address, the Dean of Student Affairs, Prof. Hassan Kaka, expressed the gratitude of KSUSTA for the inauguration of SAV of the university and encouraged the involvement of students in anti-corruption campaigns carried out by anti-graft agencies.

Prof. Kaka stated that the university hopes the Vanguard programme would contribute to the development of responsible and principled future leaders.

The induction ceremony of the SAV of the institution marked that highlight of the occasion.