UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL ANTI CORRUPTION DAY : LAUNCH OF CYIAC CORRUPTION BUSTERS IN LAGOS
Dignitaries including the Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday 9th December 2017, in Lagos commemorated the International Anti-Corruption Day, with the launch of CYIAC, Corruption Busters.
Other personalities at the event include, Honorable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Ingo Herbert, President Women Arise & Chair, Movement Against Corruption (MAC) Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, ag. Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, Nollywood Star and CYIAC Ambassador, Bimbo Akintola, the Head of UN Office on Drugs and Crimes, Mr Glen Prichard among many others.
The Corruption Buster, being a youth driven initiative of the Creative Youth Initiative Against Corruption (CYIAC) is aimed at engaging the Youth, particularly the school age groups, in the fight against corruption in the country.
The CYIAC, used the opportunity of the event, to unveil its Educational Movie Series, Art Works and other creative educational initiatives, aimed at Advocating for a corrupt free Nigeria.
Speaking on the Role of citizens in the fight against corruption in Nigeria, President of Women Arise and Chair of the Movement Against Corruption (MAC), Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin, lauded the CYIAC initiative, stating that no meaningful achievement can be recorded in the fight against corruption in the country, without the productive engagement, of the young people, who constitutes the largest portion of the population of the society. Dr. Odumakin also urged the youth, to take possession, of the war against corruption and lead the crusade, which is not only aimed at restoring the dignity of our society, but also remains the only way, towards ensuring a future, that is desired for our country.