By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
An association known as Accountability Lab Nigeria has bestowed awards on outstanding civil servants in the country.
The award known as Integrity Idol 2017 Award Ceremony was meant to honour civil servants who have distinguished themselves in the discharge of their duties.
The association in a statement issued by its Country Director, Odey Friday, said the gesture was aimed at encouraging other civil servants in the country to tow the the path of integrity and honesty while discharging their duties.
“We want to create an atmosphere that would put an end to corruption.
It is unfortunate that most civil servants in the country indulge in the business of corruption in their various places of work. We hope that by setting this integrity stage, other people with tow the right path.”
He urged the media to champion the campaign so as to put an end to the era of corruption by civil servants.
Distinguished Nigerians who graced the award ceremony included: Dr. Oby Ezekwesili and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala.