The Nigerian Workforce Strategy and Enlightenment Centre (NIWOSEC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have entered into collaboration in the fight against corruption.
The former sealed the partnership during a courtesy visit to the zonal office of the antigraft agency in Osogbo, Osun State.
According to the statement issued and made available to the Accurate News Nigeria and signed by the Executive Director/Lead Strategist, Dr. David Kayode Ehindero said the visit was aimed at solidifying collaboration and support for the propagation of the National Ethics and Integrity Policy (NEIP).
The statement read “Dr. Ehindero presented NIWOSEC’s proposal to collaborate and support in propagating the NEIP through the establishment of Workplace Cohorts against corruption, an offshoot of NIWOSEC’s Project Fix Nigeria. The NIWOSEC team was warmly received by the Resident ICPC Commissioner, Mr. Demola Bakare. He expressed his satisfaction with the standard of the organization, commending their past projects and programs.
NIWOSEC Team with Officers of ICPC at Osogbo Zonal Office of the Antigraft Agency
“In his address, Mr. Bakare lamented the high rate of corruption in Nigeria and its adverse effects on the standard of living of Nigerians. He affirmed the willingness of the ICPC to collaborate with NIWOSEC to enlighten the workforce on the dangers of corruption and work towards fostering ethical practices in the workplace.
“Dr. Ehindero expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and expressed NIWOSEC’s commitments to partnering ICPC with a view to combating corruption in Nigeria. He emphasized the importance of promoting integrity and ethical conduct in the workplace, and the need for collective efforts to eradicate corrupt practices.
“The collaboration between NIWOSEC and ICPC represents a significant step towards promoting a culture of transparency, integrity, and accountability in Nigeria. By joining forces, both organizations aimed to empower the Nigerian workforce to resist and report corruption, ultimately contributing to the country’s socio-economic development.
“NIWOSEC and ICPC are looking forward to a fruitful collaboration and are committed to implementing impactful initiatives that will drive positive change across the nation.”