As part of its effort to fight fraud and corruption, Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government through its Provincial Anti-Corruption Forum will next week commemorate International Fraud Awareness Week by embarking on anti-fraud awareness campaign and hosting fraud week awareness seminar.
Fraud week was first organised 15 years ago by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.
Internationally, fraud week is characterised by government agencies together with businesses engaging in various activities which include hosting of fraud awareness training, assessing the knowledge and risk factor within organizations and teaming with media to highlight the problems of fraud.
During his State of the Province Address earlier this year, Bokone Bophirima Premier, Supra Mahumapelo highlighted that Fraud and Corruption make it impossible for the state to function properly.
The Fraud Week Awareness Seminar is scheduled to take place as follows:
Date: 19- 20 November 2015
Venue: Tlokwe Council Chamber, Tlokwe Local Municipality, Potchefstroom
The main event will be preceded by a motorcade awareness campaign:
Date: 18 November 2015
Time: 9h45 for 10h00
Starting venue: Tlokwe Local Municipality Chamber
Members of the media are invited to cover this commemoration, For RSVP, please contact Kagiso Metswamere on 0795085232 or Gilbert Motsaathebe on 083 793 3376 or Bonolo Mohlakoana on 082 901 2435 or 018 388 3705.
For enquiries, contact:
Cell: 084 702 3775 / 076 012 4501
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS