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Members of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Units of various MDAs have been charged to be exemplary leaders and ensure total upholding of ethical and integrity standards in the work place.

Provost Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria Prof. Sola Akintinade gave this charge while delivering a lecture on the topic: “Challenges of sustaining integrity and ethical compliance programmes” to cross sections of participants at the “Upholding Ethical and Integrity Standards in MDAs: The Role of ACTUs”, training which held at the Academy in Keffi.

Prof Akinrinade stressed the need for all civil servant to maintain high standards of integrity in order to sanitize the system which has been corrupt by sharp practices.

The provost pointed out that it is not late for individuals to effect the needed change in organizations as he strongly advocated for rewarding of ethical behaviour of staff and other stakeholders within the agencies.

He however blamed bad leadership commitment, lack of capacity, double standards and deliberate sabotage among others for the inability to implement and sustain the ethical code of conduct in most organizations.

He encouraged participants to provide exemplary leadership in their various agencies to change the narrative.