UNAIR NEWS – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has held a general lecture in front of the officials and dozens of staffs in UNAIR management office. The general lecture entitled “Improvement of Understanding and Public Participation in State Administration Wealth Supervision” was held at Amerta Hall Campus C UNAIR on Friday, October 13.
UNAIR Rector Prof. Nasih attended in the occasion. In his speech, Prof. Nasih said that the general lecture was indeed necessary. As part of the state or civil servant, Prof. Nasih affirmed that he and all his staff need to know the latest developments of the State Administration’s Official Wealth Report (LHKPN).
“As part of the state or civil servants, we do need to know the various policies and information related to the latest development of LHKPN,” explained Prof. Nasih.
Prof. Nasih also asserted, the knowledge about LHKPN mechanism is very important as there are many cases of abuse happened due to lack of information of the public officials.
“Before there are fatal things happened then effort of prevention and integrity should be done continuously,” said Prof. Nasih. “This is an effort to remind each other in improving their integrity,” he added.
Representing KPK, Andhika Widiarto as LHKPN registration and examination specialist in his presentation said, innovation for reporting wealth is easier. This is because it is electronic-based.
“We continue to make improvement with more concise application. It simplifies and makes it easy for us all, ” he explained.
Before far explaining about the wealth report, Andhika described some things about the behavior that harms the state and the factors that cause the state officials to commit acts of corruption.
“Corruption in Latin means rotten. This happens because of many things, one of them is greed. This greedy nature is rather difficult to regulate and controlled, ” he said.
Andhika also shows data of corruption cases that occurred in Indonesia. From 2004 to 2016, most corruption cases exist in the procurement of goods and services. In addition, many members of the DPR-DPRD, Governors, and Regents or Mayors are entangled in corruption cases.
“The number of arrests this year was the highest ,” said Andhika. (*)
Author: Nuri Hermawan
Editor: Binti Q. Masruroh