Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Police I.G. Ibrahim Idris, moves against Corruption + Why he supported Akin Fadeyi’s “Not in My Country” Project

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Mr. Akin Fadeyi  (2nd Left) & his team met Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris (3rd Left) at Louis Edet House, Abuja as the IG signs off  the Not in My Country Campaign for Nigeria  Police Force

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, NPM, mni has approved partnership with Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AFF) on its retail and grassroots Anti-Corruption drive, NOT IN MY COUNTRYThis is in furtherance of the organization’s European Union (EU) funded Anti-Corruption programme in Nigeria.
In a release from the office of the Inspector-General of Police and signed by his Principal Staff Officer (PSO), ACP Ibrahim A. Bakori, the IG said:
“I write to convey the approval of the Inspector-General of Police on the formal partnership with the Akin Fadeyi Foundation on its “Corruption: Not In My Country Project”.
Mr. Akin Fadeyi, Producer 'Not in My Country' and Founder, Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AAF)
The Partnership will be driven by the Foundation’s expertise in Citizen Voice and Action Advocacy and the Inspector-General of Police’s commitment to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s zero tolerance for corruption”.
“This grassroots anti-corruption advocacy project is a timely and unique tool geared towards creating awareness of corrupt practices and how to prevent them. Using the digital media, “Corruption: Not In My Country Project” will empower citizens to demand accountability from the Police, and create awareness amongst the personnel of the Force on the need to shun corruption”.
In his acceptance message, the founder, Akin Fadeyi Foundation, Mr. Akin Fadeyi said, “For us at Akin Fadeyi Foundation, this is another milestone in our quest to build an enviable, saner and development-oriented society. This partnership is germane to our unique desire to contribute our quota in building a Nigeria Police endowed with the tenets of transparency, accountability and excellent service delivery consistent with global best practices”.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris with his men poses with Founder, Akin Fadeyi Foundation & his team at the meeting with the IG at Louis Edet House, Abuja

 Fadeyi commended the IG for being pragmatic, vision-driven and irrevocably committed to motivating the rank and file of the police institution especially through his recent approval of the promotion of Inspectors and members of the rank and file of the Police. 
Fadeyi further expressed gratitude to International Development Partners currently, namely: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) under the Project on Support to Anti-corruption in Nigeria which is fully funded by the European Union for partnering  with the  “NOT IN MY COUNTRY” campaign against retail and grassroots corruption.
Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris with members of his team with Mr. Akin Fadeyi and his 'Not in My Country' executives during the meeting with the IG last week
Recently, the Foundation held an Anti-Corruption capacity building campaign in Secondary Schools in Abuja, Some of them are Government Girls Secondary School Dutse; Government Day Secondary SchoolDutse-Alhaji; Government Secondary School Bwari; Government Day Secondary School Bwari; Government Secondary SchoolGwagwalada; Government Secondary SchoolKwali; Government Secondary School, Hajj Camp and School For The GiftedGwagwalada amongst others.
Mr. Akin Fadeyi, Founder, Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AAF)

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