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Provide us with information on corrupt persons, ICPC urges Nigerians


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences  Commission, ICPC, has called on Nigerians to provide it with useful information on corrupt individuals.

ICPC’s Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr Stephen Pimor, made the call on Tuesday at a town hall meeting organised by the commission for Ibadan South East Local Government.

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“We receive information, make an arrest and prosecute individuals that have complaints made against them.

“The federal and state money belongs to us all, give us information on any individual pocketing the money meant to build roads, hospitals, schools among others.

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“It would affect us all if we fail to give information on corrupt individuals.

” ICPC alone cannot do it, that is why we need you to give us information; you must have trust in us to win the war on corruption in Nigeria,” he said.

Also speaking, Mr David Oluwole, an official of ICPC, called on Nigerians to have the fear of God, love one another and enthrone transparency and accountability in governance to curb the scourge of corruption in the country.

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