GTC partner with ICPC to deliver training courses in Nigeria
London, March 11, 2015 – GTC, a leading UK international capacity development organisation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to develop, deliver and build relations in Nigeria. The duration of the agreement will be for 5 years with an option to renew on a rolling basis thereafter.
The MoU was signed in December 2014 with both parties recognising the need to build capacity in a fast growing economy. The GTC Group will work to maintain an international standard at ICPC through the development of a learning platform to support identified training needs.
The GTC Group will work with the Academy to define and develop training programmes for implementation at ICPC. Programme materials and curricula are to be designed by GTC with the courses being held at the premises of ICPC using GTC’s local and international facilitators.
Delegates attending training can expect to receive the same level of service as the flagship training centre in London.
The MoU was signed by Mr Idy Ekong, Director of GTC, and Mr Ekpo Nta, The Chairman of ICPC, with terms and agreements to commence immediately.
Mr Dhungana, Commercial Manager at GTC, commented: “This partnership with a high profile client in one of our core markets is an important one. Our presence in the region is ever growing and we look forward to delivering high quality training programmes to our counterparts at ICPC”.
Left to right: Mr Murphy Unuakhe, GTC Country Manager Nigeria, Mr Bijay Dhungana, GTC Commercial Manager, Mr Ekpo Nta, The Chairman of ICPC, Ebipamowei Elvis Oglafa, Secretary to the Commission ICPC.
ICPC are in a continuous battle against corruption in public sector institutions, they seek to raise awareness and stamp out corruption by advocating transparency and upholding a high standard.
Note to the Editor
GTC is a UK based international capacity development organisation that provides training, consultancy and specialised solutions for public and private sectors of emerging economies such as Africa, Asia and Middle East. GTC programmes are accredited by Middlesex University at level 7 (Master degree) and offer a path to a Work Based Learning Master’s Degree. The international, regional and local training centres and venues are spread throughout the world including: London, Dubai, Houston, Abuja, Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos and Nairobi.
More than 1,500 senior managers are trained, coached and mentored annually by a team of more than 200 internationally accredited highly experienced business consultants and practitioners in Finance, Human Resources, Public Governance Skills, Management Skills, Compliance & Transparency, PR and Marketing, Public Private Partnerships, Sustainability, Telecom, National and Business Security.
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, known as ICPC, is a Nigerian Agency fighting for better transparency in public and private institutions. Established in 1999, ICPC were created in response to the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index which rated Nigeria as the second most corrupt nation in the world.
The Commission’s overall goal is to uphold a standard of transparency in organisations by fostering public support through education.