Nigerian Ambassador Lead Others Nigerians In Taking Public Oath Against Corruption
23 Nigerian born immigrants living in Dayton, Ohio have sworn to a public oath to shun corruption in all its ramifications for the rest of their life. The event took place at the end of a day seminar on Leadership and Change in Nigeria organized by the Association of Nigerians against Corruption (ANAC) founded by Dr. Funso Oluyitan, executive director of ASE African Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Leading the group was the Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada, Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher, (fifth from left in black suit) who was the key note speaker at the event. Among other oath takers were Thomas Odenigbo, chief engineer City of Trotwood, sixth from left, and Dr. Sina Senuoke, a candidate for the recent gubernatorial election in Lagos, sitting to the right.
The seminar was designed to bring a change of attitude and perception among Nigerians in Diaspora in order to reduce corruption in Nigeria and contribute to channel of progress in the most populous and enlightened African country.
Founded at Ahmadu Bello University in 1984, ANAC conducts regular seminars in Nigeria in conjunction with the Leadership Institute, Jos, (see www.anachq.org.). Many Nigerian Universities student leaders have taken public oath against bribery and corruption during the seminars.