24th May, 2018
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Tertiary Institutions of Learning in the Country have been urged to Shun Corruption in their Institutions.
The Adamawa State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice BSD Sanga made the call at a Seminar on Zero Tolerance for Corruption in Tertiary Institutions of Learning held at the Multi purpose Hall of the Adamawa State University, Mubi recently.
While presenting a paper entitled "The Role of Judiciary in Minimising Corruption in Tertiary Institutions ", BSD Sanga said, Adamawa State Government has put in place an Anti Corruption strategy Document with a provision on only money's budgeted for are being spent under the leadership of Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla.
According to him, Adamawa State University, Mubi needs a procurement Department that will guide financial Rules and Regulations or strict adherence for better implementation of such Laws as against Adamawa State Anti Corruption strategy in order to tackling corrupt practices in Tertiary Institutions.
In a good will message, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy, Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh stated that fighting corruption is a collective responsibility for both staff and students in order to protect the good image of the University.
Sajoh said Corruption has became a cancarworm among Tertiary Institutions of Learning in the Country and called for all to join hands in the fight against corruption.
However, about Six Papers were presented at the Two day Seminar which includes : The Role of Judiciary in Minimising Corruption in Tertiary Institutions by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Barrister BSD Sanga, Anti Corruption War in Tertiary Institutions by the State Commissioner of I C P C Yola, Minimizing Corruption in the Procurement Process in Tertiary Institutions by the Director General, Bureau for Public Procurement, Code of Conduct in Tertiary Institutions by the State Director, Code of Conduct Bureau, Yola, Work Ethics in Tertiary Institutions by Professor Haruna Dr. Dlakwa of University of Maiduguri, and Instilling Moral Values as a Measure for Reducing Corrupt Practices in Tertiary Institutions by Dr. S .T. Umar of the ADSU, Mubi .
The Two Day Seminar has Theme titled : "Zero Tolerance for Corruption in Tertiary Institutions of Learning is to create awareness among the Staff and Students so as to maintain the high level of respect owed by the University".