In line with the Federal government directive, Yaba College of Technology has set up an anti-fraud unit with the name Anti-corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU).
The unit is expected, amongst other things, to identify and advice on the practices, systems, and procedures in the college that aid or facilitate fraud, corruption and other sharp practices in accordance with the ICPC and EFCC Acts of establishment.
It shall also receive and investigate complaints of corruption and other sharp practices, educate staff on and against bribery, corruption as well as monitor the college of general compliance with the anti-corruption and transparency crusade of the federal government.
The executive secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) Dr. Muazu Kazaure inaugurated the Yabatech ACTU and implored the management not to interfere with the activities of the unit.
The ACTU, he said, will also handle misconduct cases ranging from suppression of records, false claim, corruption, embezzlement, dishonesty and falsification of records and other allied misconducts.
The Rector, Yaba College of Technology, Dr. (Mrs) Kudi Ladipo, in her remark at the inauguration assured the federal government and its agencies that the unit shall be fully equipped and allowed to function in line with the Act that established it.
Dr. Ladipo allayed the fear of the government on interference in the activities of the unit adding that the chairman and members of the unit are people of proven characters, integrity and uncompromising.
The chairman of the college ACTU is Mr. Innocent Akhnumonkhan who is also the Director of Academic Planning in the college.
The NBTE executive secretary was represented at the inauguration by the Deputy Director of Finance of the board, Mallam Jairo who is the chairman of the NBTE ACTU.