Corruption: NIM boss calls for change of mindset

….as institute sets to honour Ogun HOS, Engr Bisiriyu

Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta

The South West Vice Chairman of the National Institute of Management (NIM) Alhaji Ebun Atinuke has identified change of orientation and mind set by all Nigerians as the only solution to the challenge of corruption facing Nigeria as a nation.

Atinuke, who doubles as the Ogun State branch Chairman of the Institute said this on Wednesday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital while addressing newsmen.

Atinuke attributed the menace of corruption which has affected the country in all ramifications was bred by greed and selfishness.

He revealed that the State Chapter of the Institute is set to honour the State outgoing Head of Service, Engr Lanre Bisiriyu with an Award of Management Excellence.

According to him, Bisiriyu who is a former State and Zonal Chairman of NIM, has made immense contributions to the institute.

Atinuke who was flanked by other executive members of the Abeokuta chapter of the Institute described the Head of Service as a symbol of management excellence who had worked tirelessly to ensure NIM remains relevant in the State.

He commended Bisiriyu for serving two Ogun State governors meritoriously, adding that he has been a very good ambassador of the NIM in the State, and by extension Nigeria.

He added that the award would be conferred on the Head of Service at the grandfinale of a week-long annual management lecture billed for 5th of December in Abeokuta.

The lecture tagged “Canvassing for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Towards Economic Development : Ogun State in view” would be delivered by Engr. Cornelius Sogunle.

Atinuke noted that all Nigerians should imbibe the spirit “others first and me second”,  positing that this is the only thing that can further promote communal living.

The State Chairman however renewed calls for members of the body to uphold the code of conduct guiding it, as well as display great managerial skills that would in turn aid the development of the nation.

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