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Gombe Gov urges stakeholders to support fight against corruption

Gombe Gov urges stakeholders to support fight against corruption

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Gombe Gov urges stakeholders to support fight against corruption

Story from Matthew ELOYI

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on stakeholders, especially religious and traditional institutions, civil servants, civil society groups and the general public to support the government’s effort towards fighting corruption and ensuring accountability in governance.

The Governor made the call on Tuesday in his address at the 2-day retreat organized by Anti Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), for political appointees and career civil servants in Gombe State. Addressing participants during the retreat on “The Art And Practice Of System Integrity And Value Governance As A Panacea To Curbing Corruption” the governor urged political appointees and civil servants to play an effective role in curbing corruption in Nigeria.

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In his words, “the role of system integrity and value governance in curbing corruption in Nigeria. This demonstrates our commitment to partner with relevant anti-corruption agencies in order to strengthen the fight against corruption and promote good governance.” He further commended the management and leadership of Anti Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), for organizing the workshop in Gombe State.

Frowning at the damage caused by corruption in the society, the Governor lamented that “we must kill corruption before corruption kills Nigeria. Let me make it clear that I strongly share Mr President’s vision on creating a corruption-free Nigeria where our resources are judiciously utilized for the benefit of all our people,” he emphasized.

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Finally, the governor thanked the organisers of the retreat and assured them that his administration would continue to partner with relevant stakeholders to support efforts towards eradicating corruption and enhancing good governance.

Gombe Gov urges stakeholders to support fight against corruption 

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