The Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Obafemi Omokungbe has encouraged staff in various units and departments of the College to sustain integrity in all ramifications through self-discipline as honesty is the best policy and righteousness exalts a nation.
During his welcome address at a one day Anti-Corruption Sensitization Program for Principal Officers, Deans of School, Directors of Academic and Service Unit, Heads of Teaching and Non Teaching Department organized by the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU) of Yabatech, titled “Corruption Consequences And Prevention in an Organization,’’ he commended ACTU for the timely intervention, and said that the second stanza of National Anthem has addressed the theme, if Nigerians can obey it to the letter, corruption will be reduced to the bearest minimal.
“The workshop could not have come at a better time than now that the College is strategizing for a new beginning in all spheres of activities are expected to usher in men and women of integrity. Thus a new orientation and mindset are required to bring about the desired result of a College known for its reputation as the first and still the best.”
The main lecture of the day was delivered by Yabatech ACTU Chairman, Dr. Fred Fatuase, he expatiated the meaning of Corruption; Types of Corruption, Magnitude of Corruption, Factors that breed Corruption, Consequences of Corruption, Corruption in Education Institutions, Corruption Preventive Strategies, and concluded the lecture with this slogan “Together we build a society free from Corruption.”
Interesting and germane questions were asked by the participants, while the representative of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Commission (ICPC) Chairman Mr. Tope Eegunjobi and ACTU desk Officer Mr. Japhet Udeani were on ground to do justice to the questions and made clarification on unclear issues.