ICAN Proffers Three-pronged Approach in Fight against Corruption


Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja

The Accountants’ Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has proffered a three-pronged approach to the federal government’s fight against corruption.

It urged the government to adopt a carrot and stick approach, including education, prevention and sanctions in its anti-corruption drive towards positioning the economy for sustainable growth.

In a statement issued by the Head, Corporate Communications, ICAN, Bunmi Owolabi, the accountants also called on the government to address the issue of unemployment and poverty by creating start-up entrepreneurship programmes for youths and supporting them with an enabling environment and funding.

These recommendations are contained in the communiqué issued at the end of its 49th Annual Accountants’ Conference in Abuja, which was attended by 5,653 participants from 14 countries.

The communiqué was signed by the President and Chairman of Council of ICAN, Mazi Nnamdi Okwuadigbo, and…

Source: Thisday Newspaper