Integrity clubs inaugurated in two schools at Gomoa East

Gomoa Afransi (C/R), Aug. 21, GNA – Ghana
Integrity Initiative (GII), local chapter of Transparency International (TI),
has inaugurated integrity clubs in two basic schools of the Gomoa East District
in the Central Region.

They are Gomoa Afransi D/A and Gomoa Obuasi
D/A Junior High Schools (JHS).

The members of the clubs will educate people
on the effects of corruption, promote anti-corruption awareness and instill
anti-corruption behaviour in the youth.

Madam Mariam Gorbanova, Monitoring and
Evaluation Advisor of GII, urged children to fully participate in the
activities of the clubs so that such activities could replicated in others

She urged the National Commission for Civic
Education (NCCE) and Commission for Human Right and Administrative Justice
(CHRAJ) to champion to fight against corruption.

Mr Jonamoah Moses Jehu-Appiah, Gomoa East
District Chief Executive(DCE), urged the students to be law aiding citizens and
also allow integrity to be their watch word.

He said integrity cut across all spectrum and
advised the students to leave up to expectation of helping in the fight against

Mrs Akua Amoaboateng, Gomoa East Director of
NCEE, urged the students to discharge their duties with integrity, honest and
dedication to help achieve aims and responsibilities of clubs.

She said any person of integrity would not
throw refuse in public places and abstain from helping to clean the

Mr Shardrack Sackey, Agona West Municipal
Director of CHRAJ, said corruption is a social canker and should be eradicated
from the society to improve the living conditions of the people.

He said corruption has become endemic in all
sectors and exhorted students as beginners to help in the help the crusade
against it.


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