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The Zonal Commissioner of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Enugu, led members of his office, to pay a courtesy visit to the Management and Heads of Department/Unit of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku/Ozalla, on the 24th of August, 2023.

L-R: The Chief Medical Director, UNTH, Prof. Obinna Onodugo poses with the Zonal Commissioner, ICPC Enugu, Mr. Kennedy Eblilea during the visit to UNTH.

While addressing the gathering, the Zonal Commissioner, Mr. Kennedy Eblilea commended the management for its effort in setting up the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit, (ACTU) UNTH, which according to him, is in tandem with the vision of the federal government to stamp out corruption in every unit of civil service in the country.
He pointed out that the key objectives of the commission are to investigate, prosecute and prevent offences of corruption.

Delegates from ICPC Zonal Office, Enugu to UNTH, L-R: Mrs. Ibe Olivia, Mr. Ikeoha Chukwudi. Mr. Enosa Omoghibo and Mr. Kennedy Eblilea.

While responding, the CMD, Prof Obinna Onodugo, expressed delight at the visit, stressing that his administration is at the fore front of the fight against corruption, knowing that if not so, the evil is capable of impeding service delivery, which is the hallmark of civil service.
He cited an example with its management’s habit of monitoring and supervising contracts in the hospital, to ensure compliance.

Prof. Val Ugwu, C-MAC/Director, CS&T, DFA, Mr. Chukwudi Onochukwu, Associate Prof. Brenda Nwatu, D-CMAC (Theatre and In-patient) Departments, Dr. Uchegbu K.C SSA to CMD on PPMO.

The ICPC team at the occasion includes, the Zonal Commissioner, Mr. Kennedy Eblilea, Mr. Enosa Omoghibo, Mr. Ikeoha Chukwuma and Mrs. Ibe Olivia. While from UNTH are, the CMD, Prof. Obinna Onodugo, the C-MAC, Prof. Val Ugwu, the D/A, Mr. Jerry Nwankwo, DFA, Mr. Chukwudi Onuchukwu. Others are DC(MAC) Emergency Medicine and Outpatient, Asst. Prof. Brenda Nwatu; DCMAC Theatre and Inpatient Department, Dr. Obinna Okwesili, Dir of Physiotherapy, Dr. Chinwe Obiekwe, Dir of Works, Arch. Okwulehie, Chairman of ACTU, UNTH Mr. Emma Okoro, CPRO, Mr. Uchelue Boniface amongst others.

Group Picture

Highlights of the occasion include handing over of Anti-Corruption books to the CMD, signing of UNTH Visitors book and group photographs.

Mr. Kennedy Eblilea presenting copies of anti-corruption books to Prof. Obinna Onodugo while Mr. Uchelue Boniface looks on.