January 28, 2023



Anti-corruption marathon race to mark 62nd Independence anniversary – Organisers 

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In keeping with the present administration of President Muhammed Buhari want to bequeath a corrupt-free society to the nation, a brand new dimension shall be added to the day with the Anti-Corruption Marathon Race scheduled for October 1st as a part of actions to mark the 62nd Independence anniversary of the nation.

The Honourable Chief Commissioner, Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf of the Public Complaints Fee,(PCC), make the disclosure Thursday on the official flagging off of registration of members for the 4th version of the Nationwide Anti-Corruption Marathon and Youth Summit on Anti-Corruption on the PCC Company headquarters in Maitama-Abuja.

Hon.Ayo-Yusuf disclosed that “ the youth because the power and the way forward for this nation, this marathon will avail the youths to redirect their energies to doing one thing worthwhile and shun corrupt actions. The target of combating corruption with marathon race and creating consciousness of the scourge and hazard of corruption is a welcome growth and have to be embraced by all nicely that means Nigerians.

“I’m proud to announce to you that the PCC shall be internet hosting the 4th version of the Nationwide Anti-Corruption Marathon Race on October 1st as a part of the actions marking the nation 62nd Independence Anniversary.

“This yr’s occasion can be hosted in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports activities, the Nigeria Olympics Committee and different related stakeholders. Being the chief host of this yr’s occasion, I declare open the registration portal. I name on all our younger women and men inside and outdoors the nation who want to take part whether or not as officers or volunteer to register by the portal,” Hon. Ayo-Yusuf acknowledged.

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Nationwide coordinator of the occasion, Jacob Onu, referred to as on notable and nicely that means Nigerians to affix fingers collectively in combating the scourge.

The EFCC, ICPS, Civil Defence Corps , Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption have been readily available to lend assist to the colorful ceremony and of their  goodwill messages urges all Nigerians to embrace the initiative.

The annual occasion organised by Honest Play Sports activities Worldwide Company in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports activities, Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) and Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is in honour and assist of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s battle in opposition to corruption within the nation with the winner of the race going dwelling with N1 million solely.