Institute tasks Nigerians on exemplary character

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin

The Nigerian Institute for Character Education (NICE) has tasked Nigerians to live exemplary life.
The Chairman of NICE, Chief Eddy Ikponmwen said this at the exemplary conduct award Ceremony held at the Weekend in Benin City.
He assured that only good conduct can stitch up the nation’s democracy.
Ikponmwen, said exemplary conduct can drive the people and leaders for Nigeria to make desired progress.
According to him, “a leader must have character and at the heart of character is integrity. Your word must be your bond. Let us re-examine ourselves because there is nothing we cam achieve without good character”.
He revealed that “the Institute for Character Education had been established to identify the best behaviour and make presentation for exemplary character”.
A honorary member of NICE, Comrade Austin Osakue who spoke on “Good governance and leadership style”, said a leader must among other things, be humble.
He said good governance and bad governance exist at different levels of government.
Osakue commended the institute for resilience and commitment to duty over the years.
He also said, “for there to be food government, people need to be aware of activities of the government through transparency of its activities”.
The Institute which admitted Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) as a Corporate member and made presentation of exemplary conduct award certificates to nominees across the world of politics, Education, and business.

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