The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has urged Nigerians to assist the various Anti – Corruption Agencies, to effectively fight the menace of corruption, at all levels .
Senator Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, spoke on Wednesday in Abuja , at the Policy Dialogue Meeting on Accountability for Security Votes, organized by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission ( ICPC).
Wamakko commended the ICPC, for organizing the Dialogue, which accoding to him, was timely and critical to Nation Building .
He further lauded the efforts of all the Anti- graft Agencies in the country for ensuring that, the ugly trend of corruption in Nigeria is reduced to the barest minimum.
Also in attendance were: the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fawahemi, Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, the ICPC Chairman Prof. Bolaji Owasanoya, Lt. General Tukur Burutai, Chief of Army Staff , as well as the Representative of Kaduna State Governor, among others.
Meanwhile , Senator Wamakko was today, in Abuja , honoured in grand style by the Cheif of Defence Staff , General A. O. Olanishakan at the Defence College.
The event which took place during the Annual Conference on Women Peace and Security, in Abuja, has as its Theme, “Gender Mainstreaming in Armed Forces of Nigeria for Peace and Security.”
Bashir Rabe Mani, Dan Masanin Mani,
Special Assistant, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda,
Thursday , September 12, 2019.