To combat corruption, avoid cronies from getting a tender project and address disciplinary issues among staff at the local council level, the Selangor state government has sent a directive to all councils to set up an integrity unit.
The focus of the unit would be on the management of the council, integrity consolidation, detection and confirmation or malpractice, complaint management, compliance and disciplinary.
Not much details are currently available on the structural organisation of the unit but all councils have said they would soon form it.
During a Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) full board meeting, the mayor Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain said the council was setting up the Risk Management Unit under the Department of Service Management.
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