Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has called for collective support
in the fight against corruption so as to check the increasing menace and its negative implication
ICPC Kano office Coordinator, Mallam Zayyanu, Dan-Musa stated this on Thursday in Kano during series of events to commemorate African Union Anti-Corruption Day.
He said due to pervasive effects of Corruption in daily lives, giants strides have to be made with all stakeholders to eradicate corruption from the grass root.
“As part of the strategies to fight and enlighten the public with regards to dousing the spread of corruption, the commission is launching various clubs, which consist of students, civil and public servants ” He added.
Adding that strong synergy is urgently needed by the commission and other relevant stakeholders to see that the general public is fully educated on how to compliments ICPC’s efforts to fight corruptions and other related offences down to its knees across the federation.
As parts of the activities marking the African Union Anti-Corruption Day, Professor Bello Ibrahim of Sociology department, Bayero University Kano presented a paper titled “Opportunity Cost of Corruption, The Value Added Recovery”
During the presentation, Professor Bello highlighted how corruption is affecting all facets of daily endeavours.
Adding that ICPC alone will not subdue corruption, but rather all hands must be on deck to resolve the disastrous effects of the menace.
As parts of the commemorative events to mark the day, road-walk was held from Kano/Jigawa Custom office on Club road to newly inaugurated office of the commission at Audu Bako Way, accompanied by Youth Corpers, CSOs and staff of ICPC with musical bands.