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Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit



The Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit is an authonomus unit directed to be created in all Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, after the government has considered and approved request of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission for establishment of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) in MDA’s vide circular Ref. No. OHCSF/MSO/192/94 dated 2nd October 2001 and another circular reference no.  OF/MS/MSO/196/S17 dated 16th April 2003.

 The management of the Federal Polytechnic Offa in attempt to meet the directives of the Federal Government selected eight (8) members of staff of the Polytechnic Offa and forwarded their names and curriculum vitea to the ICPC head quarters in Abuja for screening and approval.


          The pioneer staff were screened and approved vide letter Ref. No. ICPC/SSRD/ACTU/FPOFFA/383/38 dated 19th November, 2001. The approval led to the Induction, Inauguration and Administration of Oath of office of the pioneer staff, which took place at the new board room on 27th /1/2022. The date of Inauguration and Oath of office marked the beginning of their tenure of office for the first three years and may be reappointed for another three years.  


The under listed are the names of the pioneer staff of the Anti-Corruption and Transpirancy Unit of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa

  • A.A. Arinde -        Chairman
  • M.A. Onaolapo -        Secretary
  • A.O. Awoyemi -        Member
  • A Olarewaju -        Member
  • K.A. Alimi -        Member
  • M.B. Adeshina -        Member
  • M. T. Olatinwo -        Member
  • B.R. Sangosanye -        Member


Status of the Unit

          The Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit of the Federal Polytechnic Offa shall operate as an authonomous outfit, with the office of the chief executive (Rector).  The Independence and protection of the unit shall be guaranteed by the Rector for the effective discharge of the mandate of the unit.

Composition of the unit

          The membership of the unit in each MDA depends on the size, peculiarities or complexity of the organisation concerned, but shall not be less than five members.


Powers and Functions

          The Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit, shall perform all the functions and duties of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) except that of prosecution as contained in Section 6 (a-f) of ICPC Act 2000. The unit shall report all allegations of Corruption to the Commission, copies shall be sent to the Permanent Secretary, Directors General, Chief Executive of          Executive Secretary, except where any of the aforementioned officers is directly involved. Cases involving ministers and permanent secretaries shall be copied to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Head of Civil Service of the Federation respectively, for the information of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. While those involving Managing Directors, Directors, General Executive Secretaries shall be copied to the Supervising Ministers as the case may be. The unit shall monitor report and provide advice with respect to compliance with the prohibitions covering behaviours that bear on Corrupt Practices as contained in the following Section of the ICPC Corrupt Practices Act 2000 has follows:-



  • Section 8 -        Gratification by an official
  • Section 9 -      Corrupt  Offers to the public officers
  • Section 10 -       Corrupt demand by persons
  • Section 11 -        C concealing offences relating to Corruption
  • Section 12 -        Fraudulent acquision of property
  • Section 13 -        Fraudulent receipt of property
  • Section 15 -        Deliberate frustration of investigation by the unit
  • Section 27 -        Power to investigate, report and enquire into


Monitor and over see compliance with certain categories of civil service rules

 In order to avoid or minize conflicts arising from an overlap of functions with the exiting appropriate authorities responsible for enforcing discipline in each establishment, the following categories of misconduct should be appropriately handled by the ACTU.


  1. Suppression of Records:- In line with Section 15 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Act 2000.
  2. False Claim:- in line with Public Service Rule 04401 and Section 2 of Anti-Corruption law.
  3. Corruption:- In line with Public Service Rule 04401 and Section 2 of Anti-Corruption law.
  4. Embezzlement:- By virtue of Section 12 of Anti-Corruption law and PSR 04401.
  5. Dishonesty:- Dishonesty is the serious misconduct in the services under P S R 04401 and Section 19 and 25 of Anti-Corruption law.
  6. Falsification of Records:- In line with Section 16 and 25 of the Anti-Corruption law.


Monitoring Budget Implementation

          It shall be the duty of the unit to monitor and ensure compliance in respect of the provision in the annual budget of the respective MDA’s and forward to the commission a mid year and annual report with a copy to their management.

List of the Pioneer Staff Qualification, Status and Area of Specialization







Mr. A.A. Arinde







Banking and Finance


Mr. M.A. Olanolapo

-B Ed

- M Ed





-Education Administration

-Management and Planning


Mrs. A.O. Awoyemi

-Master in Public Administration (MPA)

-PGD in Public Administration

-HND in Bus. Admin










Mrs. A Olarewaju



-B.Sc. Chemistry

Senior Assistant Registrar




Mr. K.A. Alimi

-Corporate member (MNIQS

-Registered Member (RQS)

Chief Quantity Surveyors


Quantity Surveyor


Mrs. M.B. Adeshina

ND in Secretarial Studies

HND in Office Tech. & Mgt.

Principal Conf. Secretary




Mrs. M. T. Olatinwo

ND in Accounting

HND in Accounting






Mrs. B.R. Sangosanye

HND Accounting

MBA in Marketing Management










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