The Western Area Integrity Clubs of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday ended their poems, story and play competitions at the Presidential Lodge of the National Stadium, Brookfields in Freetown.
Delivering the welcome remarks the principal community relations officer of the ACC, Fredrick Borbor James, explained about the aims and objectives of the Anti Corruption Commission; and the establishment of 20 Integrity Clubs for senior secondary schools nationwide.
He added that seven schools were drawn from the Western Area Integrity Clubs to participate in the competition through writing poems, short stories, theatre plays, drawing and painting all geared towards the fight against corruption in all forms in our society
He noted that a selected panel of judges would decide the winner of the competition after critically looking at the works displayed, performed and read.
The chief judge of the competition, Sera King of the CTN radio station, explained about the rules and regulations of the competition to the participating integrity Clubs which comprised St Helena, Government Model, Albert Academy, Vine Memorial, Sierra Leone Grammar School, Services and Ahmmadiyya Muslim Secondary Schools which sent in their scripts but failed to attend the final competition.
Statements were also made by a representative of the Education ministry and Nene Dabo who is the director of Prevention & Community Relations Department of the ACC. After participating integrity clubs ended their presentations the Chief Judge announced the results. The best Integrity Club winner of all the categories was St Helena Secondary School for their outstanding work and performance. Consolation prizes were distributed to deserving Integrity Clubs that extremely did well in the competition while certificates of participation were also distributed.