JUST IN: Oyo Government Partners ICPC To Fight Corruption In Oyo State


By Henry Odeh


…..As ICPC commissions it’s office complex in Ibadan


The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has disclosed plans to commence a system study review and intensify it efforts at sub national level to ensure the people effectively benefit from public funds

Chairman of ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye made this known today at the commissioning of ICPC, Oyo state office complex in Ibadan

Professor Owasanoye explained that the commission has observed more impunity at the subnational level hence the need to evolve enforcement and prevention actions to other tiers of government in line with its mandate

While commending the Oyo state government, the ICPC chairman also stressed that the anti graft agency established by the Oyo state government would work complementarily with other integrity establishment to reduce corruption in the state.

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde who was represented by the Secretary to the state government in an address before the commissioning called for more effort in sustaining level of collaboration for the benefit of the people, adding that the state government would not relent in its zero tolerance policy for corrupt practises in the state

Earlier in their separate remarks, the chairmen Senate committee and house committee on anti corruption and financial crime Senator Sulaimon Abdulgwari amd Hon. Garba Sheun unanimously affirmed that the national assembly would continue to support against system dysfunction and loopholes to reduce instances of corruption in the nation.

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