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CAC intensifies support for FG War Against Corruption

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CAC intensifies support for FG War Against Corruption

By Ismail Abdulaziz The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has started training its staff on anti-procurement corruption to further assist the federal government in fighting corruption.

Commission Registrar General Alhaji Garba Abubakar told reporters in Abuja on Sunday that anti-corruption training in public procurement, which will cover more than 400 CAC staff in phases, began with management training and non-executives of the Commission in Nasarawa State.

In total, around 97 officers were trained during the first phase of the anti-corruption training exercise.

He said the content was designed to further support the current administration’s fight against corruption by highlighting the dangers and negative effects of corruption in public institutions.

Abubakar said the training workshop was themed “Overview of the 2007 Public Procurement Law, Processes and Procedures for Goods, Works and Services, Contract Management and Dispute Resolution: Measures to reduce corruption linked to procurement in public establishments ”.

He said the progressive training would cover CAC workers across the country to build their capacity and reorient them against corruption.

It will be recalled that the Registrar General recently announced that the Commission would train a total of 443 of its officers before the end of the year.

Abubakar reiterated his commitment to providing training and retraining of CAC staff members for peak performance and increased honesty.

The Registrar General congratulated the workers who participated in the first phase of the training at Nasarawa for their exemplary conduct during the exercise.

Abubakar said the next two parts of the training program will focus on understanding digital transformation and company law and related issues, CAMA, 2020.

Some of the beneficiaries of the training program described their experience as valuable and therefore commended the Registrar General for prioritizing the training and retraining of the workforce.

They described the training as an enlargement of the horizon and gave them additional advice on the provisions of the law on public procurement.

Others applauded the quality of the facilitators and the knowledge gained in particular about the Fice Law of 2020, adding that it would go a long way in improving and shaping their decision-making.

Also speaking to reporters, Mr. Abdul Mamman of Charter Housing Consulting and host of the event, urged participants to put in place good procurement practices and ensure strict compliance with the rules governing procurement activities. .

During the three-day training, participants were treated to aerobics and health discussions with the goal of ensuring they maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Source: NAN

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