According to the IGP, one of the easiest ways to cultivate and sustain public support is for officers to ensure that they do not squander their goodwill.
The governor, who stated this while speaking on the theme: “Integrity as a sine qua non to a prosperous nation,” at a virtual meeting of the Akinjide Adeosun Foundation Leadership Colloquium – Chapter 5, held in Lagos, said only leaders who lead with integrity can take a nation out of the woods.
When he turned 58, I stated that apart from Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, whom I wrote on during his birthdays, I had rashly laid upon myself the task of doing the same for Peter Obi because he is a man who has offered something priceless to humanity and still has a lot in stock to offer. Thus, no intellectual or literary exercise can be more invigorating than to watch and analyse the workings of the mind of this man.
The organisation made this assertion on Friday in a statement by its Director of Media and Publicity, Comrade O’Seun John, while requesting for an immediate amendment of Section 2(1) ii, Section 3(2) and Section 8(1) of the EFCC Act.
The Minister of Information an Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Chief Bisi Akande as “a man of principle, integrity and a politician with strict adherence to good governance’’.
Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against compromising its integrity and neutrality in the execution of its assignment.
Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission, has urged its officers to be ready to defend Nigeria’s integrity at the upcoming presidential polls.
Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress, Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged aspirants of the All Progressives Congress who lost out in the primaries to remain faithful and hold fast on integrity to the nation.
Tokunbo Abiru, Skye Bank CEO, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to embrace integrity and professionalism as key ingredients for a successful banking career in the era of openness and internet of things.
Having defined “integrity”, there is the need to underscore the fact that whether at personal or institutional level, integrity connotes the same attributes of moral rectitude of positive and predictable behavioural patterns. This reality is undeniably accentuated by the fact that institutional integrity is a subset, as well as a web of aggregation of personal integrity by the people that drive particular organisations or establishments regarding their mission and vision for the common good of the society. At this juncture, it may not be out of place to address the concept of HONESTY. Certainly, honesty remains a key issue at the heart of integrity; be it at personal or institutional level, particularly, in relation to our society of today.