The call came on the heels of an anti-corruption sensitization programme organised by the Commission for the staff of the institute on Thursday, August 4, 2016.
Musa, who was represented by the Head, Public Affairs, Lagos zonal office, Samin Amaddin, further stated that the Commission was established to be a leading agency in the in the fight against economic and financial crimes in Nigeria in conformity with international best practices.
He further explained to the participants what constitutes economic crimes and strategies to preventing them.
In his paper titled “Corruption, Economic and Financial Crimes and Work Place Ethics’’, Rose Ekawu, Deputy Director, Administration, EFCC, Lagos stated that the fight against corruption ‘‘is for all because Nigeria belongs to all.’’
According to her, “Anyone can start by fighting corruption in our various work places by building attitudinal change.’’
She also charged the staff of the institute to imbibe the culture of work place ethics, discipline, commitment and accountability.
She added: “It is important for you to make a personal decision to buy into the fight against corruption, which starts from the heart, home, work place, place of worship, market, etc.’’
In her remark, the Institute’s Executive Director, Dr. Gbola Akande, thanked the management and staff of the Commission for taking the sensitization programme to their doorsteps.
Akande, who stood in for the Head, Aquaculture/ Research, Dr. Pat Anyanwu, pledged the Institute’s commitment to support the Commission’s anti-graft war. [EFCC]
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