C4: Govt to blame for youth’s ignorance on corruption

Source: FMT News 

PETALING JAYA: A think tank says the government is to blame for the apparent ignorance among the country’s young of the concept of corruption.

The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) said when a blatant case of corruption takes place with those involved going unpunished, it was natural for the public to think it was permissible for them to engage in corrupt practices as well.

“I place the blame on the leadership,” C4 executive director Cynthia Gabriel said when contacted by FMT.

“When laws are properly enforced and applied equally by institutions without fear or favour, a more enabling environment can ensue for a culture of honesty and integrity among the young generation.” Read more