Will EACC’s launch of integrity school curb Corruption?

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday launched an a National Integrity Academy which was commissioned by the government.

The college has been set up in a bid to offer the general public training in ethics in a bid to curb corruption.

The state approved the establishment of the college dubbed National Integrity Academy, to offer courses among them i)Induction course for anti-corruption and ethics law enforcement personnel; ii)Leadership and Integrity Course for Executives; iii)Certified Ethics officer’s Course; iv)Integrity Officer’s Assurance Course.

On Tuesday, EACC announced that the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority had approved the establishment of the program.

EACC Chairperson Eliud Wabukala

Speaking during the launch of the academy on Wednesday, EACC boss Eliud Wabukalastated that the institution is an anti-corruption entity to empower the public, public officers and non-state actors with requisite anti-corruption, ethics and integrity knowledge.

“The institution shall be key in the execution of the EACC mandate through integrity and good governance conferences, workshops and seminars thus providing opportunities for networking in partnerships in the fight against corruption,” stated Wabukala.

The academy officially launched at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) offer courses as Corruption Prevention in Supply Chain Management Course and Corruption Prevention in Public Sector Financial Management Course.

It will also have an intake for professionals who shall train on Ethics and Integrity in learning institutions and the larger education sector.

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