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ICPC Celebrates Anti-Corruption Day

he Lagos Zonal Office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) marked the World Anti-Corruption Day with a Road Rally in the Ikoyi axis of Lagos State. The 9th of every December has been set aside by the United Nations to draw attention to the epidemic effects of corruption the world over most especially in developing countries.

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon in his address gave the theme of this year’s celebration as “Corruption: An impediment to the Sustainable Development Goal” and charged all countries to reaffirm their commitment to ending the deceit and dishonesty that threaten the 2030 Agenda and efforts to achieve peace and prosperity for all on a healthy planet” On his part, the Chairman of the ICPC, Mr. Ekpo Nta, whose address was read by the Lagos Zonal Commissioner, Mr. Binga Shintema, said the Commission had developed strategies for proactive prevention and strict enforcement for sustained anti-corruption fight.

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