The Federal Government has taken its current fight to rid the country of corrupt practices to primary and secondary schools through the Value Project.
Launching the programme in Abuja on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari, said the Value Project, which is aimed at inculcating the right morals on school children need to be supported in order to raise a corrupt-free new generation.
Represented by the Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Gozie Anwukah, the president restated the administration commitment to root-out all form of corrupt practices in the country in order to enthrone a brighter future for children.
He said, “In the last one year of this administration we make relentless efforts to kill corruption and vices associated with corruption, such as budget padding, sorting, miracle centres, among others. I saw a future that is bright in the next generation if we can begin today.”
On his part, the National Coordinator of Youth Health and Social Reforms (YOHESOR), Dr. Ijeomah Arodiogbu, disclosed that not less than 4 million school children across the federation are to be inculcated with the right morals on anti-corruption through the Value Project programme in 2017.