To complement the Federal Government’s anti-corruption crusade as part of the eight-point agenda of President Bola Tinubu, Michael Imodu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS), Ilorin inaugurated an Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) to promote awareness and prevent acts of corruption in the Institute.
RoyalFM reports that the unveiling was done on Wednesday at the Institute on Wednesday to mark a new milestone in the history of the labour institute’s corporate governance as directed by the office of the Head of Service of the Federation.
Speaking at the inauguration, Director-General of the labour Institute, Comrade Issa Aremu, commended the ICPC under the chairmanship of Professor Bolaji Owasanoye for creating the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit in Ministries, Departments and Agancies (MDAs).
“The Institute’s is ready to collaborate with the ICPC in its anti-corruption war, and beyond LABOUR market issues, the Institute is reviewing its curriculum to incorporate anti-corruption issues for the knowledge of country’s workforce and employers of Labor” Mr Aremu said
He further expressed readiness of the institute to collaborate with the ICPC in its anti-corruption war, adding that beyond labour market issues, the Institute is reviewing its curriculum to incorporate anti-corruption issues for the knowledge of country’s workforce and employers of LABOUR.
In his goodwill message, the Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, who was represented by the Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner in charge of Kogi and Kwara States, Mr Okoro Ulu James, said that the ACTUs are set up to work closely with management to build reputable organisations and called for the support of the management in ensuring an enabling environment and adequate funding for the Unit to perform their statutory functions.
“I want to charge the newly constituted members of the Unit to avoid using their positions to witch-hunt or victimize anybody, but rather to work together as a team in entrenching a culture of discipline, integrity, transparency and accountability in the Institute”.