EFCC boss, others speak on corruption in transport sector

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, will speak on “corruption in the transport services sub-sectors and measures to eradicate the menace” at a five-day national workshop for stakeholders in the automotive and transport sector.
The event scheduled to kick off on Tuesday November 26, 2014, is being organized by Driver’s Welfare Club of Nigeria in collaboration with the Federal Road Safety Commission and the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Ethics and Values.
President of the Club of Nigeria, Monday Elimigbe, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, said that eminent transporters, transport union actors and other contributors to the development of the sector have been lined-up for a prestigious merit award to honour them for their contributions.
The workshop which is coming at a period when concerns are high about falling safety standards on the nation’s highways, will be declared open by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim.
Several papers have been lined up for presentation by eminent scholars and transportation specialists including the Special Adviser to the President on Ethics and Values, Mrs. Sarah Jibril, who will speak on road use ethics and the need to respect safety measures on the highways.

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