Parliament is most 'disappointing' body in corruption fight – Vitus Azeem
An anti-corruption crusader,
Mr Vitus Azeem, has described Parliament as the most “disappointing” institution in the fight against corruption .
In attendance at the workshop were 20 teachers who are coordinators of the integrity clubs in their schools from all the ten regions.
The workshop was also used to validate anti-corruption manuals which are going to be the guiding and operating document for the various integrity clubs across the country.
Following the rising incidents of corruption in the country, the Forum for Actions on Inclusion, Transparency
The anti-corruption project dubbed “ I-Shame corruption in Ghana” is aimed at educating the youth in schools to understand what corruption was all about and its effects.
For a start, 20 integrity clubs comprising two clubs from each region are being formed in the selected schools and piloted for two years before being rolled out across the country with support from Star Ghana, UKAID
The anti-corruption crusader,
Adding, he said until Parliament do the right thing by allowing independent bodies to investigate them, no one would take them seriously.
He recounted the various accusations leveled against parliamentarians such as the double salary saga, the bribery allegation against the appointment committee among others which should have been investigated by independent institutions to get to the bottom of the issue.
He asked “When was the last time they were able to come out with bad findings
She said the “I-Shame corruption in Ghana project” was in line with another project being executed by the NCCE dubbed, Anti-corruption, Rule of Law and Accountability Project (ARAP) which requires people in leadership positions to be accountable to the people they led.
The Civic Education Officer reminded the coordinators to be beyond reproach by