By Emem Idio
YENAGOA—THE Vice Chancellor of the Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Professor Samuel Edoumiekumo, has charged graduands of International Institute for Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals, IICFIP, to champion the fight against public service fraud and corruption.
Edoumiekumo, gave the charge during the graduation and induction ceremony of students of Advance Diploma in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation and Diploma in Criminal Investigation Management, held at the University auditorium, in Amassoma.
He said the varsity was determined to help tackle the problem of endemic fraud and corruption particularly in the public service in the country, informed the introduction of the programme in 2017.
He said: “This is a programme we have been running since 2017. What we are doing is to ensure that we stop crime, fraud and corruption totally in the society. We at the Niger Delta University, have keyed into the progressives minds to see how we can come up with a crime free society.
“The essence of the programme is to ensure that we train quality manpower’s that will be able to give us proper auditing report. I want to challenge our graduands to champion the fight against corruption in the public service wherever they may find themselves.”