Don urges investigation into corrupt practices in civil service

Prof Maduabuchi Dukor, Head, Philosophy Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe , Awka has for investigation into corrupt practices within the civil service.

Dukor made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Tuesday.

The lecturer, who alleged that some civil servants were enriching themselves instead of delivering services the people, urged agencies in the country swing into action by brining such officers .

According him, it is a dangerous trend for civil servants enrich themselves with funds meant for service delivery.

“Strict measures need to be taken to stop this dangerous tide of criminality in the .

“Very worrisome is that they display such wealth with impunity, they live above what salaries can afford,” said.

Dukor further stated that Nigeria would not grow if those trusted with the funds to provide services were corrupt.

urged agencies to promote the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government’s’ anti-corruption agenda.

“Nigerians should stop giving honours and titles to civil servants that steal public funds to enrich themselves.

“When they are honoured and praised, people begin to see less reason to be hard working.

“We all owe this nation the duty to ensure sanity, we cannot develop if we do not discourage corruption,” said.(NAN)